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Mask Making

127 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, OH 44820


Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm

Learn to create Character Masks with The Art of Mask Making Workshop. Matt Feck, MB Subculture Co-Owner, will be instructing this mask making workshop. Students will learn to create a Half-Mask character mask from sculpting to painting.

This class entails the process of sculpting with MONSTER clay and molding in HYDRO-CAL plaster. You will also learn about casting a latex mask and painting techniques for rubber masks.

NOTE: Latex and Latex products will be used in this class.

Classes open to all Adults, College Students, and High School students.

Course fee: $300   Tools and Materials included!

The Art of Mask Making Workshop is 4 Saturdays from 9:30am – 12:00pm.

Day 1 – June 18, 2016
Sculpting in Monster clay

Discuss tools and properties of clay.
Discuss design choices and use of reference. Demo MONSTER clay and its properties.
Class practice building up mask forms and works to refine designs with Instructor supervision.
The sculptures are then taken home to be worked on for the next week until the next class.

Day 2 – June 25, 2016
Molding in Hydro-cal plaster

Discuss detailing sculpture and preparing to mold.
Discuss materials for molding.
Demo molding process with Hydro-cal plaster.
Class Practice Finalizing mask sculptures and mold sculptures in hydro-cal plaster.
Explain cleaning process for removal of clay.
Molds are cleaned and left to dry for the next week.

Day 3 – July 2, 2016
Casting latex into hydro-cal molds

Demo of casting latex into mold.
Class practice casting latex into molds.
Techniques of painting and base color choice can be discussed and are demonstrated by the instructor.
Demo Painting techniques dry brush/rubout/wash/airbrush.
Latex is left to dry in molds. Students are asked to collect color reference for the next workshop.

Day 4- July 9, 2016
Trimming and painting latex masks

Discuss materials for painting.
Discuss color and design choice. Discuss techniques for painting.
Demo Hair and glazing techniques.
Class practice painting masks with supervision for rest of day.
Students will leave workshop with a Hydro-cal mold and painted latex mask casting of a sculpture of their own design.



MB Subculture

127 S Sandusky Ave.

Bucyrus, OH 44820

PH: 419-562-0404

EMAIL: info@subcultureoh.com