How to make african mask
I carved an African mask out of plaster , and it sort of sucked, but it was so much fun. I came up with an easier way for kids to make African-style masks. It all starts with a plastic craft store mask…
Courtesy: Kiruba Arts
- Tissue paper
- Colour (I used poster colours )
- bowl to mix
Cut the cardboard in the given shape. Cut a small piece in triangular shape and bend the corner s. Apply fevicol to the corners and attach it to the cardboard base..
Mix water and fevicol in 1:4ratio..
Dip tissue in water and roll it till u get desired thickness. Cut the excess sheet.
Place it on the cardboard base..
Now finish mouth and head too…
Place 4-5 layers of tissue (desired thickness) on the cardboard and apply the fevicol mixture..
Finish the bottom part too.. Fold the excess tissue to the back .. You can either put a paper tape or attach another cardboard to get good finish..
Color it with desired colours..