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Guardian
06-18-2003, 05:16 AM
I'm very new to the cosplaying scene and figured this would be a good place to ask for advice.

I'm cosplaying at Anime Iowa as either No-Face or Larva, both of which require a decent-sized and structured mask. I was wondering if anyone on here had any tips on what kind of material would be best to use on such masks. Paper-mache, some sort of plaster, cardboard and paper? Any advice would be very much appreciated, and I thank you in advance.

Michael
Guardian

archangeli
06-18-2003, 07:42 PM
Paper maché on a wire frame would be a good method to try.

Ice dragon
06-19-2003, 02:43 AM
Yeah, I've paper mache on a wire frame, it isn't too bad^_^
I am going to anime iowa too!
*giggles and hops*
I will be vincent, since someone special is going as Aeris^_^

Guardian
06-19-2003, 03:31 AM
I'll try that out, then. Much thanks to both of you, and I hope to see you at Anime Iowa, Ice dragon. I'll probably be going as Larva. I'll also be one of the guys playing Para Para and DDR a lot, most likely using a cane and a hat some of the time.

Thanks,
Michael
Guardian

MissRaptor
06-19-2003, 05:53 AM
I once used a bowl for a Mononoke mask.