Here's some actual progress on the mask which I'm starting first, because I've never made weird shapes like this before. It's rough looking, but it's only the base, and I'll be building upon it with layers of paper maché, just like Valefor's mask. This technique, is more because it's a lot of fun to do, really cheap, and the nice weather makes me want to go outside...
Now... I've never carved styrofoam before, but it's crappy. I wouldn't recommend it unless it's the only thing you have laying around the house, like me. I used a box cutter, and small pair of scissors to shape it, it's fairly flat because it's more a mask that'll be inside Hero's Shade's helmet. The indents at the top, won't be seen, so ignore those.. I have to fix a couple things that got butchered in the process too. :)