So, in primary school, I had a teacher who read us old english poems. One of which was Alfred Noyes Highway Man, about a doomed love affair.
Well, everyone who knows the poem seems to love it. Such was the case when me and Violet were trying to think of something to do for our animation class final... and thus we made this:
It is still undergoing editing in the terms of sound and captions. But please check it out and any feedback or comments would be awesome to hear.
Been having a lil bit of a hard time at Uni, them asking too many questions on my purpose and passion. Even proposing that I should maybe consider leaving.
But the holidays rolled around a few days later and I escaped to Auckland, my parents house. Where a lot of my artsy, creative wants, could finally be done... In the last few weeks I've become really interested in puppetry, masks and shadows, so as a result, it was not surprising a lot of what I've been doing it focused on this...
I made a skull, and a skeleton glove for a hand held puppet, I just need to cast it, but it's going sweet. Getting my hands on resin is hard and expensive. Plu
I thought this might be helpful to all those out there that want to make a half-mask for themselves but are unsure what materials to use or how to best go about it, because when I originally went searching I found nothing...
After several trials and failures using different materials I discoverd that the use of Super-Sculpey is the best. It is thin to allow for the lightness and snugness of fit required, but strong enough so that it can be worn thin and doesn't need the layering that plaster or other plaster like materials need.
Now here's the secret for the best lookin masks... make a mold of your face ;), by golly it is uncomfortable and