Making Fantastical Masks - A Collection of Mysterious and Beautiful Masks
A pest mask with a crow-like beak, a skull mask that unleashes an ominous charm, an oriental kitsune mask and hannya, original steampunk masks…
This book showcases nine beautiful and mysterious masks handcrafted by Japanese and foreign mask crafters and sculptors. Moreover, each mask is accompanied by a highly detailed step-by-step tutorial on how to make it!
You can find projects for beginners that involve making simple masks with paper clay or modifying party masks sold in store, as well as complex how-tos that reveal the amazing skills and special techniques used by the masters.
This is both a visually beautiful book and a great reference for anyone who wants to craft their own original masks or accessories!
●Basics of making masks
●Mask gallery & creation process
■ by Kisou Zoukei Shushushitsu
■ 257 x 190 mm / 144 pages
■ Published in March 2021
■ ISBN: 9784798624648
■ Japanese title: 幻想仮面の作り方 妖しく美しい異形の仮面コレクション
Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong
Kisou Zoukei Shushushitsu is an organization that researches fantastical handicrafts from all over the world and records their creation process.