Mask Making Part 3 – Creating the Form and Mask

| April 2, 2009

My good friend Kirby joined us today from Tempe, AZ for a couple of days of mask making fun.  The next step of the process is to use our plaster positive as a base and create a clay form of what we want the final mask to look like.  Sarah decided to make an alien […]

Mask Making Part 2 – MAKING THE MOLD

| April 2, 2009

We’ve been continuing our mask making project this week and this video is of the second step of that process.  After creating the life mask we use plaster to poor a positive mold which once dry will be used to build a clay image that becomes the new mold for the mask.  Building it on […]

Mask Making Part 1 – THE LIFE MASK

| March 28, 2009

My good friend Kirby is an expert mask maker and clown in Arizona.  He was my roommate at the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Clown College in 1989.  He’s coming for a visit this week to catch up a little and show me some of his mask making techniques.  I’ve had a lot of experience […]