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Difficulty Level Intermediate

This conical mask is made using canvas sheet, glass colours and acrylic paints, its painted on a flat sheet of canvas but comes in relief as you make it into a conical shape. You may also use it as a wall mounted lamp with a bulb attached 


how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

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Draw a Venetian mask design on an A3 sized white paper
Trace it on the canvas sheet measuring 16"x 20" in size
Paint the face in a light shade made by mixing Acrylic Colours - White with a little bit of Dark Brown

STEP 2:-

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The border of the crown is painted with a darker shade of gold made by mixing Pearl Metallic - Gold with Black
The lips are painted with a darker shade using Pearl Metallic Bronze mixed with Black

STEP 3:-

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Outline the checkered pattern in the crown with Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non sticky Glitter – Gold
Leave it to dry

STEP 4:-

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Fill the checkered pattern with Glass Colours - Tomato Red, Golden Yellow, Sea Blue and Crystal Green
Leave it to dry

STEP 5:-

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Paint the eyes with Acrylic Colours - Black, White, and Dark Brown
Outline the rest of the crown as well as the design detailed in the crown using 3D Outliner Glitter - Gold

STEP 6:-

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Paint the eyebrows, nose and the outlines of the lips with Acrylic Colour - Black
Cut the extra canvas that has been left around the crown.

STEP 7:-

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To make the mask stiff, stick it on the box board with No Stitch Fabric Glue
Leave it to dry

STEP 8:-

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Paint the canvas left on the sides of the face with Pearl Metallic - Gold

STEP 9:-

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Cut out a triangular part from one side of the canvas starting from the chin.

STEP 10:-

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Turn the canvas in a conical shape by overlapping it on the rear side and stick it with No Stitch Fabric Glue
Pierce a small hole with a pointed tool for hanging it on a nail.
Ideally, the conical mask is meant to be hung on the wall above the eye level

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Black 02, White 27, Dark Brown 05, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Bronze 355, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Gold 401, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Hobby Ideas Water Based Glass Colours - Tomato Red 851, Golden Yellow 852, Sea Blue 852, Crystal Green 854, Fine Art Canvas Sheet 16