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How to Make a Mask: Wearable Dynamic Art Part 3


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How to Make a Mask - Part 3: Sculpting Goggles & Mouthpiece

How to Make a Mask - Part 4: Detail Sculpting & Adding Magnets

How to Make a Mask - Part 5: Leatherwork, Painting & Finishing


During this 3-Day  Online Webcourse, Bruce D. Mitchell (Pacific Rim, Iron Man 3, Predators) will teach you how turn an inanimate mask into a work of wearable, dynamic art, full of movable (and removable) elements. Using clays, epoxy, lenses, magnets, and variety of fastening devices, Mitchell will share his unique techniques for adding a new level of functionality and surprise to your mask creations.



  • "Make a Mask 1 & 2" Review
  • Sculpting Goggles & Mouth Piece
  • Creating Epoxy Forms Over Clay
  • How to Sculpt with a Rotary Tool (aka Dremel)
  • Working with Magnets & Alternate Attachment Methods
  • Accessorizing & Finishing your Mask





Course Curriculum

DAY 1 - Saturday, February 18th, 2017 - 9am - 1pm PST


  • Briefly review How to Make a Mask Parts 1 & 2
  • Build up clay undersculpts for Goggles and Mouth Piece
  • Cut lenses for Goggles and place them for alignment
  • Set Epoxy and shape over the top of clay undersculpts


Workshop Student Homework - Week 1:  Build up clay undersculpts for goggles, mouth piece or other accessories.  If project includes goggles, cut lenses.  Set epoxy and shape over the top of the clay undersculpts


DAY 2 - Saturday, February 25th, 2017 - 9am - 1pm PST


  • Remove now hardened epoxy pieces from mask and clean out clay from epoxy forms
  • Pop out or deal with lenses
  • Dremel some surface detail into both Goggles and Mouth Piece
  • Place and drill holes to set in magnets


Workshop Student Homework - Week 2:  Remove hardened epoxy pieces and lean out clay from epoxy forms.  Dremel some surface detail into accessories.  Place drill holes to set in magnets.


DAY 3 - Saturday, March 1st, 2017 - 9am - 1pm PST


  • Show methods of attachment. Discussing T-nuts and Break cable housing
  • Attach pieces to mask
  • Dressing your mask - Demo of a few examples, leather lair-like strands
  • Making the strips, painting and setting


Workshop Student Homework - Week 3:  Attach pieces to mask.  Dress and finish mask.


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Bruce D. Mitchell