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By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Expert

One can make beautiful Venetian wedding masks for a bride and groom. A very simple technique to add texture, paint and beautify masks to go with the wedding outfit of the Bride and Groom.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Cut the mask to retain only the portion that covers the eyes.

STEP 2:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Apply a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic black for one mask and paint a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic White for the other mask.

STEP 3:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Work on the first wedding mask for the bride. Use Liquid embroidery pearl gold cone to work on a design around the mask.

STEP 4:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Stick feathers onto the mask using Fevicryl Fabric Glue.

STEP 5:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Use Liquid Embroidery glitter gold cone to enhance the beauty of the mask.

STEP 6:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Work on the other wedding mask for the groom. Work around the border to stick embellishments using Liquid Embroidery glitter silver cone.

STEP 7:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Stick feathers on either side of the groom’s wedding mask using Fabric Glue just the same way as used for the brides mask.

STEP 8:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Using Fabric Glue, use the squiggling technique to achieve a beautiful texture on the surface of both the wedding masks. Allow this to dry for a couple of hours.

STEP 9:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Use Rangeela tempera colours to lightly brush some paint onto the textured surface of the wedding mask with a dry flat brush.

STEP 10:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Use Fevicryl Fabric Glue to wrap two sticks with Satin ribbons- the black one for the groom and the white one for the bride. Here, I have used wooden sticks that go with the size of the Venetian wedding masks that I have made.

STEP 11:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Stick the sticks onto the back of the wedding masks using a good amount of Fevicryl fabric glue. Allow this to dry for a few minutes.

STEP 12:-

VENETIAN WEDDING MASKS - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

The wedding masks once dry, can be varnished for a longer usage.

you will need

Masquerade Kit, Fevicryl Lilac Kit, Liquid Embroidery Cones- Gold, Silver(both pearl and glitter), Rangeela Tempera colours, Fevicryl Fabric glue, Feathers, Embellishments