Go Back   Cosplay.com > Cosplay Construction > Costume Critique

Reply
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Unread 08-10-2013, 05:56 AM   #1
kiinoh
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 3
Anbu Mask

i have almost finished my mask. Had a few issues with getting it smooth - i used just papier mache as i have had issues in the past with clay. The glossy paint helps with the smoothness the only thing really bothering me now though (because im a perfectionist) is my shakey painting.

I did try stencilling but that still didnt work for me.

What do you think? Does it look okay?




kiinoh is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Unread 08-10-2013, 03:01 PM   #2
Pheasants
Registered User
 
Pheasants's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 200
You can get Gesso, it's a thick white paint. Paint it, let dry, and do a few layers. Once it's smoother all over, sand it down a ton. Thats what I did with mine.
I ended up spending a few days painting/sanding mine.
But yours is really good apart from the smoothness.
__________________
Tumblr? or Facebook?
Pheasants is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-13-2013, 03:09 PM   #3
Ilafatyu
That guy
 
Ilafatyu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 3,306
Yeah, it's really hard to get smooth lines when painting. It gets all up in your head that it's permanent so it has to be perfect, so your hands decide to pull all the stops and shake everything up.

I don't think anyone would notice either from far away. Close inspection is always worse than a regular observer.
__________________

facebook // tumblr
Want to help create a US anime convention map?
PM me your local conventions to add to the map

COSPLAYS IN PROGRESS
Lie Ren (uniform - RWBY) - 35%
Connie (SnK) - 1%
Ilafatyu is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:18 PM.


Copyright 2002-2013 Cosplay.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
All comments and posts in our forums are the opinion of the respective poster.