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Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie ‘The Mask’ And It’s Near-Perfect

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect

Most young (and old) kids have loved superheroes from the time that they were very young. But for one young boy, his dad took it to a whole new level when he asked for the mask from the movie, The Mask. Redditor Skissored details how he made a near perfect match of this famous mask.

Here is the original mask that Jim Carrey wore in the movie The Mask.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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And what it looked like when he was putting it on.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect

The dad began working on it by buying some Crayola Model Magic Foam and quickly sculpted it into a mask.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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He then used a butter knife to get the lines.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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He rested it over a mannequin head to shape it for the head. Afterwards, he let it dry for a couple of days.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect

Ready to paint, he just used acrylic paint he had around the house.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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Because the foam will still a little squishy, it needed a couple of layers of hard clear coating.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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First layer of paint was black to fill in the shadows in the cracks.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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He then dry brushed over brown.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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Then the green and gold paint.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
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The end result: one happy kid who can turn into The Mask.

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
Skissored

His son quoting a famous line from the movie, “I’m changing into the mask!”

Dad Creates The Mask From The Movie 'The Mask' And It’s Near-Perfect
Skissored

He built the entire thing for less than $30. It still amazes me the talent that so many people have. I wish I had the ability to just think of an idea and then build it like this dad. Let us know your thoughts?

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