A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 296,744
Currently Running With Scissors:
463 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Jester Mask for my pops!  (Read 856 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mezcraft
IIIIIII made it myself!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 890
Joined: 21-Jan-2010

I'm a maker. I make stuff.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: August 26, 2011 03:43:50 PM »

On my lunch hours at work, I decided I would make something for my father's birthday, So I started to sculpt a mask out of Plasticine for him. I am in love with Commedia D'ellarte style masks and so I tried to make him look like a typical Jester mask from that time.  I then utilized the handy dandy vacuum-form machine at work and put the plasticine underneath it to get a pull of this face.  Then I sprayed spray adhesive on the plastic so that paint would stick to it, and proceeded to put on a base coat of white. I made thin cardboard triangles for the jester's hat and taped wire to the sides of the triangles so that I could bend it to the shape I wanted. I covered them with fabric and gimp, then attached them in a splayed fashion. I then twisted them to the shapes I wanted.  I finished painting all the details using a gold pen for all the gold detail. 



 My father the big joker, really loved the gift and it now sits in their living room!

THIS ROCKS   Logged

AnarchyCupcakes
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 465
Joined: 29-Aug-2009

Almost, but not quite, entirely unlike tea


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2011 04:00:35 PM »

That is absolutely gorgeous!  What an amazing gift.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SunflowerSmiles
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4063
Joined: 08-Mar-2008


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2011 04:08:32 PM »

This is beautiful!    love all the details and the your sculpting work..

Is it life sized?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

This and That... my main blog. Drop by and say "Hello!"
  Sew Stuffed a blog about the dolls and stuffies I make
    Pinterest
mezcraft
IIIIIII made it myself!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 890
Joined: 21-Jan-2010

I'm a maker. I make stuff.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2011 05:36:03 PM »

Yes, it is life sized.  Although I didn't make it to be worn, as the eyes are not cut out.. It was made merely for decoration.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

azreno
Lynn
Offline Offline

Posts: 661
Joined: 25-Aug-2010

I hate boxes!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2011 08:57:25 AM »

Wow, wow, wow, and wow! That is drop dead amazingly gorgeous, am in utter awe of this.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

alvie_463
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2011 01:43:29 PM »

To second someone else that is an amazing gift!  Hope he loved it, cause I loved looking at it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Bringing the art of the sailors to the world again!!!!
www.squidoo.com/macrame_knots
www.marlinspikes.co m
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Guy Attempts to Follow a J-Lo Glow Tutorial
Sona Gasparian Talks Personal Style and On-Set Secrets
Turmeric Mask from India
Guy Attempts to Follow a Glitter Eyeshadow Tutorial
7 Important Beauty Tips for Summer
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.