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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.

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

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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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
Skissored

He then used a butter knife to get the lines.

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

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
Skissored

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
Skissored

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
Skissored

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
Skissored

He then dry brushed over brown.

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

Then the green and gold paint.

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

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!”

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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