There are many different ways to create masks, for Halloween or any time. You can make everything from simple, paper plate masks to complicated paper mache designs. These mask making books offer an assortment of these options and many more.
Mask can be fun for kids to make for Halloween or just for fun. This book is packed full of fun masks kids can make. All that is needed to make many of these masks or simple craft supplies and items you probably have in your home right now. Mask designs include a dinosaur, a jester, a lion, a gargoyle, and many more.
This book will teach you fun ways to create fabulous masks that you can then make permanent with 2 layers of fast-setting paper mache. Make one of the 12 popular mask styles in the book following the detailed instructions and over 300 step-by-step photos. Your finished masks can look like they were made from fur or feathers, antique gold, ancient bone, rusted iron, glazed porcelain, and even carved and highly polished African wood.
If you want to get serious, check out this bookk by Thurston James, veteran Properties Master of the UCLA Theater Department. He has written The Prop Builder's Mask-Making Handbook for prop builders, costume designers, and actors (professional and amateur) who intend to use a mask or masks to enhance a stage play or other presentation.
Starting with materials as simple as paper plates or mask blanks, this project book provides a variety of designs for mask making. They are ideal for masquerades, Halloween parties, or any fitting occasion. You will find ideas including a “Sizzling Devil,” “Scary Witch,” “Glamorous Pumpkin,” “Sparkly Lion,” “Robot Warrior,” and “Lilac Fairy.”