Full Head Mask - Inspired by AJ Fosik's Sculpture 

Mask and Armor - Class Project
Full Head Articulated Mask

Full Head Articulated Mask

Full Head Articulated Mask

Full Head Articulated Mask

AJ Fosik Sculpture

AJ Fosik Sculpture

Project Inspiration

Full Head Mask - Left Side

Full Head Mask - Left Side

Full Head Mask- Left Side

Full Head Mask- Left Side

Full Head Mask - Back View

Full Head Mask - Back View

Full Head Mask - Right Side

Full Head Mask - Right Side

Bird Armor Helmet - Inspired by Prague Castle Bird Armor

Mask and Armor - Class Project
Bird Helmet - Right Side

Bird Helmet - Right Side

Bird Helmet - Front

Bird Helmet - Front

Bird Helmet - Back

Bird Helmet - Back

Inspiration - Prague Castle Armor

Inspiration - Prague Castle Armor

Helment Matrix

Helment Matrix

Natural earth clay formed over a styrofoam head

Helmet Section

Helmet Section

WonderFlex formed sections

Front Section with Inner Support

Front Section with Inner Support

The front section of the helmet was created with an inner layer to support the pointed seam, eyebrow shape, and to help better hold the contour of the face.

Attached Sections

Attached Sections

This image pictures that the interior of the helmet is supported and smoothed with craft felt that is impregnated with glue. Then the exterior of each piece was smoothed with a few strategic coats of of Sculpt or Coat.

Interior Hinge

Interior Hinge

The left side of the helmet was hinged so that the wearer can easily get in and out of the helmet.

Assembly

Assembly

The sections of the helmet were attached with Barge Cement and the right side of the helmet closed with magnets.

Eye Shield

Eye Shield

After being spray painted with three layers of silver spray paint, the helmet was aged with black French Enamel Varnish.

Side Stars

Side Stars

The stars were constructed to snap into the mask once on the wearer's head after closing the hinged section.

Project Breakdown

Project Breakdown

Half Face MaskInspired by Gil Bruvel's Dichotomy Sculpture 

Mask and Armor - Class Project
WonderFlex Mask

WonderFlex Mask

Mask Project

Dichotomy by Gil Bruvel

Dichotomy by Gil Bruvel

Research Inspiration

Dichotomy by Gil Bruvel

Dichotomy by Gil Bruvel

Research Inspiration

WonderFlex Mask - Left Side

WonderFlex Mask - Left Side

Mask Project

WonderFlex Mask - Right Side

WonderFlex Mask - Right Side

Mask Project

One Thousand Cranes - Quarter Face Mask

Lexington Children's Theatre
One Thousand Cranes - Doctor's Mask

One Thousand Cranes - Doctor's Mask

Finished Mask

One Thousand Cranes

One Thousand Cranes

Doctor's Mask in Process

Doctor's Mask in Process

Thermoplastic base structures with drawn in guidelines

Doctor's Mask in Process

Doctor's Mask in Process

Molded clay before drying and sanding

Doctor's Mask in Process

Doctor's Mask in Process

Sanded mask before applying paint

Doctor's Mask in Process

Doctor's Mask in Process

Finished paint before adding glaze

Doctor's Mask in Process

Doctor's Mask in Process

Finished paint before adding glaze

One Thousand Cranes - Doctor's Mask

One Thousand Cranes - Doctor's Mask

Finished mask

One Thousand Cranes

One Thousand Cranes

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