Skull Plaster Mask


Plaster Casting


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.



18-8140Place foam skeleton skull on a sturdy surface.  (Ex.. Table, counter, desk, etc..)


www.sandtastik.comSTEP 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.

www.sandtastik.comSTEP 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.

www.sandtastik.comSTEP 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.

www.sandtastik.comSTEP 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.

SandpaperSTEP 6  Optional:  Once mask is thoroughly dry, use a fine grit sandpaper and gently sand surface to desired finish. 

painting_suppliesSTEP 7  Now you're ready to paint and decorate!

painted_skullSTEP 8  Feel free to add accessories for a personal touch.