this is an instructable on how to make a bust or a mask of Dr. John a. Zoidberg from futurama. enjoy!
Step 1: Materials
a lump of clay of your choosing
a smooth, sharp pointed instrument
newspaper to work on
life cast of your head
lot more clay
plastic eyes to see through
facilities to cast the clay shape into a mask
Step 2: A Tiny Crustatian
start off by taking 3/4 of your clay and smack it down on a table (like you would do a glass) to form a base.
take it off the table and start shaping his head, note his head is narrow and long (compared to a human.
make the basic shape of his neck and shoulders.
once you're satisfied move to the next step.
Step 3: Wondering What the Shroud of Turen Tastes Like?
use the back of a pencil to poke 2 holes for his eyes. use some of the extra clay and mold a part for his tentacles it should look like a Y with 4 upwards parts. turn the Y upside down and attatch the single thin part on the bridge of his nose. smooth everything out and lift up his tentacles.
note. he has a prominent under lip.
Step 4: Whoop Whoop Whoop Whoop Whoop
add some texture on his tentacles ( like the skin on your knuckles)
add his eyes. note the solid lifeless pupils ( just poke with the tip of a pencil )
add his shirt, coat, stethoscope an head reflector thingy
Step 5: Enjoy
use as a halloween decoration
use to show off your skills and tv show knowledge
use a lot more clay and make it as a mask