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SKELETON GLOVESView Instructable »
Well done, S! Love your color choices, thanks for including so many views! Have a great Halloween!
Way to go, Jim! You Rock! Have fun wearing it on Halloween!
Thank you Linda, much appreciated!Cheers, P
Thanks T, much appreciated!
Thanks PK, much appreciated!Cheers, Paul
Thanks JS. Nice of you to say so. Much appreciated.Cheers, Paul
The eye discs are situated above the eyes, you see through and between the colored dots on either side of the noseand through the nose opening itself. And through the cheeks, mouth and chin as well to some degree. Hard to imagine from the photo, but visibility is really pretty good. Comparable to conventional masks. Thanks for the question! Cheers, Paul
Thanks, UK!Much appreciated
Thanks, K! Just for kicks I weighed it yesterday, it's 3 1/2 ounces, very light. And yeah, cash-wise it's pretty cheap to make. The only expensive thing is the reflective fabric, which can be substituted with cheaper tape.Cheers, Paul
You can see better than one would guess, looking at the mask. I usually try to leave just a little more space between dots in front of the eyes. Peripheral vision is a bit more compromised, but that's true with any mask.In daylight, vision is fine. At night, not as good but still OK.
Hey, thanks for the encouraging remarks! A couple others also suggest I swap that image for the cover.Might have to look into that. Thanks again for the kind words. Cheers
It's also super-lightweight. 3 1/2 ounces, I weighed it today just out of curiousity.I've made others, and right now I'm working on a neanderthal skull, we'll see how it turns out
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Same technique but different texture and color scheme. I didn't document it for an instructable, but will be making ablowfish mask in a few months which I will document. Stay tuned
This is perfect for you then! Cheers, P
Skull Mask (wearable)View Instructable »
No, I'm afraid the light wouldn't get through(I did a test). As far as cutting out circles, you can use any shape.I've used irregular trapezoids, triangles, and oblong shapes with rounded corners, all to interesting effect. Good luck!
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I went ahead and folded one up and let it sit for several days, opened it yesterday and it's fine. As for the films, I was using a pack I bought a couple years ago and don't remember the price. Any well-stocked photo shop should have colored films. You can also buy them in larger sheets if you want more of one color. I wonder if craft stores would sell colored celophane, if that would work and be cheaper?
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good question- I've folded them all the way and the film hasn't popped off. I've never folded them up for long periods though, the films might get creased but I doubt that would ruin the effect when the umbrella is opened again. Usually I keep them open at home and use them as decorative lighting shades. When I fold them to transport them usually I close them about 3/4 of the way. Another point: some colored films are thicker than others, so fold easier. As to your other question, where to acquire the films. I get mine from B&H Photo in New York City. You could probably order from them online. Also I would bet Amazon has something on offer as well. Let me know if you need any more clarification or have other questions. Thank you for your comments and questions!
Colored Light UmbrellaView Instructable »