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Mask Making Tutorial: Part 2 by EvanCampbell Mask Making Tutorial: Part 2 by EvanCampbell
A detailed view into the process of mask making.
I hope that non-sculptor's will find this interesting.

Mask making,Skin texture,Realistic hair, Vampire Teeth

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for the accuracy or inappropriate application of any product.
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oxnrach Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015
so I used a burning tool to clean the seam on a mask and it just created a sloppy, sticky mess all around the seam that won't take paint. any suggestions on how to avoid this? or why this happened?
EvanCampbell Featured By Owner Edited Jan 24, 2015
You can wipe it down after with 99% alcohol...that should clean up any mess and if you use pros-aide over it, paint should stick to it. Also using a burning tool on latex like this is best when the seam needs only light amounts. If the seam is pretty thick may be best to just trim with scissors and fill with cabo paste (mixture of cabosil and prosaide)
oxnrach Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015
Cool. Thank you so much for the reply :)
draweverywhere Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
These tutorials are super educational! I am really inspired to work on my own projects with these techniques. Thanks for sharing such rich knowledge!
EvanCampbell Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
That is great to read....thanks for writing and I hope they will be helpful. :)
aquaTICKworld Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
Wow, thank you for making the tutorial! I don't know if I ever attempt this but it was very informative, I've always wondered how on Earth these things are done. Thank you!
Nightlyre Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Once again, thank you for the detailed and useful tutorial. The notations on painting are especially useful. Heard a lot about PAX paints but I didn't realize how simple they are! Out of curiosity, and if you have a chance to answer, what type of acrylics do you use? The thicker painting type that comes in tubes, or the thinner craft type that comes in bottles?
Bucketosudz Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Thank You for all the efforts it has taken you to provide these FANTASTIC tutorials! What a treasure trove of information and tips that take many years to develop. Thanks again!
oviyen Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
cool work :) realistic
Marshika Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Y U NO MAKE PRETTY GIRLS? D: xD Awesome job~ :'D
damocles-shop Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
for airbrushing would mixing dipping latex ( thinner) with the acrylic paint work ? Or would it plug the gun up ? I use latex and acrylic flexible varnish mixed with acrylic colours when I paint my masks for larping. I need a very strong finish. And I,ve been wondering about using a thinned down version of my mixture...
fydbac Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for sharing this! I'm in the process of making my first mask for a client (I repeatedly warned them it'll be my first, but they insisted). I had figured some steps in my head, thanks to the experience Ive had with similar projects, but this tutorial definitely showed me an easier way for some things, and solidified the steps I had in mind.
Idea-man Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011
Jeez.. now that is face only a mother could love, and i mean that in the best way, of course!
fatih35 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
awesome style..
Peace-n-Love-4ever Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2011
I can not even imagine how much patience you have to make these. I have trouble waiting for food to heat up in the microwave. ^^lll
Thaizi-Overlord Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Last picture makes me think of Fat Bastard from the Austin Powers series, lol
Crucifer01 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011
Does the Liquitex come as an airbrush paint or do you have to dilute it with another product?
Oberon666 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
very cool. thanks for tutorials
Psicokiller Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010
only... WOW!
ALERIALS36 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
hi there evan! can you make a painting tutorial! i mean that would be just awesome!is grate and...really reallistic o.o!
propsculptor Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010
Amazing work as always Evan!!
coolvanillia Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2010
wow...the mask looks cool...but the mask is nothing when you look at this good-looking men <3
EvanCampbell Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010
:blush:Thanks! That is kind of you to write!:)
coolvanillia Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
QasemBarzegar Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010
you are genius!!!!!!!!
Widhiarthaz Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2010
wow very amazing
akasha2683 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for your tuto..i think i will try it
TommyTwoThumbs Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
Holy shit your just awesome! makes me want to start sculpting again.
SweetMysterium Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010
Does this work for making gelatin or latex appliances? I was really hoping to learn how to make some for this falls Fan Expo in Toronto (I go for the horror section) and the zombie walk. I got such fantastic responses from last time that I need to find a way to up myself from what I did last year. And proper appliances that I could sculpt would prolly be my best bet.

But either way thanks for the tutorials! Fantastic!
PsychotropicFox Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are much younger than I assumed you to be. For all the gruesome detail you put into your masks and sculptures, there is indeed a beauty behind it. It's more of a challenge to make something frightening or gross to today's society than to make something 'pretty'. In my eyes, this is a true work of art. One can see all the time and work put into this, very imaginative.
By any chance, was this used for anything? I didn't expect any hair to be put on it, but once it was, it looked a bit familiar.
I also got to wondering how anybody could wear it, since you put a second layer of burlap in it. Does it open somewhere, or is it just for looks?
Tigerstarwolf Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010
:worship: :worship: :worship: You Are The Mask Master
No-Sign-of-Sanity Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010  Professional General Artist
Badass! These tutorials are phenomenal! Thank you so much for sharing your talent and insight!
magnifEyes Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010
interesting tut's
thank you for sharing
Love from Sweden
D0nu7 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a wonderful tutorial that will help many people! Thank you so much for posting this :D
pinkplaidrobot Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010  Professional General Artist
Wow! This an amazing tutorial!

....and you're REALLY SEXY!!!...*cough* sorry...had to say it.:giggle:
annamnt Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! hard work and skillz!!!
Njalla Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010
Ehheeheewww, it looks so creepy!
And I could almost say you look really beautiful next to that mask XD

I would never have patience to do anything like that o.o
LasseBauer Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2010
Bloody brilliant. You are a true master. Thanks for the insight!
EvanCampbell Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2010
Thanks so much...glad you found it interesting!
LasseBauer Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2010
Oh, yes. Very much so. I wish I had skills like that..or the time to start building them. Could be fun to do some masks.
What material do you use for creating the bust/sculpture itself?
MrFixation Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2010
Great stuff, your skill is remarkable and just over the top! So realistic that its scary! In a good way. Keep creating! ;}>
EvanCampbell Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2010
I appreciate such a nice comment...thanks!:)
murmelente Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010
awesome, i want mooore !
EvanCampbell Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010
I working on it....might be a bit of time.
spiritstallion4eva Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2010
Hes so ugly * in a good way! :D you did an AMAZING job!!*
but...your so hot ;-;
EvanCampbell Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010
arabellen Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2010
I can't imagine how he can kiss....
MattKaufenberg Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010
This was a fantastic tutorial! Thanks so much for sharing it with us and for the words of wisdom.
d-mikelson Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2010  Professional General Artist
I always loved redheads. Now my feeling changed slightly.

very intresting. we just had molding and casting in lessons. I would start right now if the materials wouldn´t be so expensive.

very good work, sir. I´m looking up to you
LatimersLust Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2010
this walkthrough is fantastic! i'v been wanting to do this for so long but the confidence just hasnt been there but this makes me want to give it a shot.
i was wondering, inside the clay head, do you build it over some sort of armature and if you do, what is it made out of?
also how lond did the head take you to sculpt?
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