i'm back! was starting to have something of an identity crisis due to the uncharacteristic total lack of motivation in the making department. i've been ill, i've been to venice, i'm back at uni.
venice was beautiful and lovely and everything it should be, despite bringing a fair amount of dosh i somehow managed to run out by like the second day.....so instead of buying a wonderfully tacky touristy mask, i got a blank one for €1.99 and did this to it:
so i was going for a sort of steampunk, paneled, robot thing. it was really easy to do but did take a while and a bit of patience is required.
the mask was plastic, so i paper mached (i think that's how you spell it in past tense) it with loo roll so stuff would stick to it. then there was LOTS of cutting up of pizza boxes to make all the little panels, i used a hole punch to do the riveting effect. after everything was dry i slathered it with black-gold paint, for some reason 'antique gold' paint costs about twice as much as regular gold, so i just mixed regular