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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Leather mask tutorial on YouTube

I'm interested in trying out leather mask-making at some point in the future, so here is a tutorial I just found on YouTube.com:

Part I:


Part II:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1j8Bx22YxA
Part III:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8CwuZR9XUs
Part IV:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgVXxsyaYSE
Final part: airbrushing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Dg2bEWfQ7E


ExpertVillage on YouTube has quite a few video tutorials on various leather work techniques from tanning to tooling:



If you like TigerTorres leather masks, then check out her "Crafters Coast-to-Coast" segment on HGTV:




As a mask-artist I'm also very interested in sculpture and learning how to sculpt better, as well as learning about different types of clays and which are best for certain sculpting styles and your intended uses of the finish sculpt.

So, here is a very neat sculpting demo:



If you know of any good leather molding tutorials, please post the links to them.

Thanks!:)