Using a foam skeleton skull, Sandtastik's Rappit Plaster Molding Cloth and a few simple to find materials here is a quick and easy way to design your own mask.
- Rappit Plaster Molding Cloth 4" x 15' Roll
- Petroleum Jelly
- Foam Skeleton/Skull
- Decorative paints
- Colored pencils
Place foam skeleton skull on a sturdy surface. (Ex.. Table, counter, desk, etc..)
STEP 1 Prepare desired surface with a thin layer of petroleum jelly. This will help to remove finished casting with ease and make clean up a snap.
STEP 2 Cut Rappit Plaster Molding Cloth into thin strips and set aside.
STEP 3 Pour cool water into a wide bowl to a depth of about 1". With wet hands, dip a strip of Rappit Plaster Molding Cloth into cool water and place onto surface of your skull.
STEP 4 Repeat this process, slightly overlapping previously layed strips, until you obtain desired size and shape.
HINT: You can encourage texturizing/smoothly of plaster surface by gently gliding over surface with wet finger tips.
STEP 5 Let dry for a few minutes before attempting to remove from surface.
(Optional) Can be air cured or placed in microwave to dry. (30 sec. intervals)
HINT: You can strengthen mask by adding more Rappit Plaster Molding Cloth strips to the inside of mask so as not to distort facial features.
STEP 6 Optional: Once mask is thoroughly dry, use a fine grit sandpaper and gently sand surface to desired finish.
STEP 7 Now you're ready to paint and decorate!
STEP 8 Feel free to add accessories for a personal touch.