In this article we’re going to examine how to create your own dog mask. We’ll cover the basics and then go on to look at a number of the more advanced tips and techniques that you can use.
If you have a dog that likes to bark, and particularly if your dog loves to play in the backyard and other areas of the house, you need to get them some particular dog protection.
Paper Plate 3d Dog Mask DIY Materials: This is the first part of the set-up which will look a little scary at first, but it’s really very straightforward. All you’ve got to do is take a cardboard cutting board and cut the cardboard into the shape of your mask. You can’t just cut a rectangular shape out of the cardboard, so you will need to cut around the edge of the mask so you get something that looks like a cone. The most important thing here is to be realistic with what kind of paper plate that you’re using.
Then you’ll have to wrap the cardboard around the edges of the paper plate, making certain there is a good seal between the two pieces so that you can ensure that nothing will leak when you put the mask on. Make sure that the edges are cut so the edges aren’t sharp, as this may damage the edges of the mask.
Glue it on! The next step involves using some paint. You ought to spray the paint over the cardboard, making sure that it runs smoothly and evenly across the whole mask. You’ll want to start with one side of the mask , so you can work your way around it before moving onto the other side. The paint needs to be slightly thicker than the cardboard, and it’s best that you leave about one-third of an inch of paint on the edges so that it runs over the cardboard.
Don’t fret too much about the paint getting stuck into your mask. It’s easy to eliminate it later, and it will leave you with a nice finished mask to show off to everyone! It’s also a good idea to wash away any excess paint once you’re done, so that you don’t wind up with smudges or smears on your dog.
Then it’s time to paste the mask onto your dog’s head. First you need to make sure that you get a secure fit between the mask and your dog’s head. As soon as you’ve made sure that it is secure, then you can begin to glue the mask onto the dog’s face. Take the piece of cardboard that’s used for the foundation of the mask and then fold it over. Be certain it’s quite powerful and then use your hands to secure the cardboard down in place.
Keep your hands out of the way and use tape to hold it in place as you repeat the process on the cardboard folds until you’ve got the mask snugged firmly onto the face of your dog. Do not make the mask dog folds too big or else it might look messy. Once you’ve completed this, you can then take out the mask and attach the cardboard ears. And attach the other area of the mask onto the dog. Make certain the ears are level and be sure that it’s not too short or long as this can cause some problems with the mask slipping off the dog’s face.
If you’re using a dog mask because your dog protection, you’ll need to do some sanding to make certain it is safe on your dog. You can do this by sanding off any excess paper which might have been eliminated from your mask.