Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Lesson Plans

Re: Plaster mask project

[ Thread ][ Subject ][ Author ][ Date ]
Wed, 08 Apr 1998 22:33:03 EDT

Do you know of a good place to purchase the pre-made plastic mask molds?
I have seen them in a few art supply catalogs and they seem so expensive
to buy for a whole class. Thanks for any help.


On Wed, 08 Apr 1998 10:23:07 -0700 Charlotte Griswold
<griswald> writes:
>Christine's use of pre-made plastic mask molds is great. I bought
>last year as I couldn't see how I was going to do it on the actually
>faces. It really worked great. We did some with plaster of paris and
>paper towels, some with plain guaze & plaster of paris, and some with
>paper bags and glue. All methods worked really well, but the paper
>glue, while not as strong was the easiest by far. We spent a lot of
>time embellishing the masks and it was all tied into our study of
>Ancient Egypt in our social studies/language arts core.
>This year I am going to do it at the end of school and students will
>choose the period they want to commemorate by making a mask. We cover
>huge era, Early Humans, Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Palestine,
>Greece and Rome, so I expect lots of outstanding examples reflecting
>each culture.
>Charlotte Griswold
>OakHill Middle School
>ClearLake, CA

You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail.
Get completely free e-mail from Juno at
Or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]