This how-to video shows how you can hack a standard baseball cap into a cool invisible IR mask to hide your face from cameras anywhere, and look perfectly normal to the human eye! You have to admire a technically accomplished hacker. Now don't go out a rob a bank or anything. ...more
Make a Mask
Duct tape is the king of all household items. You can use duct tape for practically anything, like this sweet wallet. But duct tape isn't the only crafty tape out there; masking tape holds its own, too. You may already know that you can make homemade speakers using an inflate ...more
One of the best horror movies released in 2014 was The Purge: Anarchy, a sequel to The Purge. Although it didn't receive the best reviews (and was missing Ethan Hawke star power), it was still very profitable, somehow better than the first part, and best of all—spawned various ...more
Halloween is one of those things that always seems to sneak up on you before you're prepared, so if you don't have tons of free time to make your own kickass costume, you might have to throw together something a little more last minute. If you're really in a bind, it doesn't ...more
Jason Voorhees might be one of the scariest horror villains, and that's why he would make for a great Halloween costume. For this project, you will need a hockey mask, white spray paint, black spray paint, clear spray paint, an artist's brush, red, black, and brown acrylic pai ...more
Petrilude brings you a Halloween makeup tutorial on how to create an awesome Halloween skull mask. Learn how to create half a skull with teeth for Halloween. This will be hit at your Halloween party. Makeup products used for the blood: Red Lipmix Moistly Lip Gelee Burnt Burgu ...more
When it comes to female superheroes/supervillains, does it get any sexier than the classic Batwoman? Batman's archnemisis and equal in many ways, Batwoman is one chick whose looks really do kill. Of course, having advanced combat training doesn't hurt. Look like a kick-ass vi ...more
This instructional costume making video shows how to create a fur suit mask head base with foam. Just follow these three simple steps for your fur suit mask: make the base of the mask, make and attach the ears to the base, and make and attach the muzzle and jaw. Watch this fur ...more
Did you know you can stimulate yourself to have a lucid dream? Well, it may take a little bit of practice first, but this sleep mask can certainly help you have the most interesting and realistic dreams of your life (yes, kinda like "Inception.") Just check out this video to l ...more
I want my Halloween costume to take as little effort as possible and be cheap—extremely cheap. That means I don't want to pay 50 bucks for some costume online or spend all day playing with liquid latex, and I most definitely do not want to visit a super crowded costume store i ...more
The Predator is a classic Sci-Fi and horror film monster, and quite possibly one of the coolest. (There will be no debating Aliens vs. Predator in these comments! :) ) If you're looking to make a costume for your indie film, or for going out for Halloween, check out this aweso ...more
As if skinning a human wasn't sick enough on its own, there's people out there that take it a step further by wearing it. The most notable example would be Ed Gein, the inspiration for such horrific characters as Leatherface, Buffalo Bill, and Bloody Face, but the practice has ...more
Learn two different methods for making objects disappear with masks in Apple's Final Cut Pro or Express. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit ...more
In this online video series, learn how to make a pottery clay mask from ceramics expert Susan Ting. Susan will show you how to cut clay from the block and how to use the slab roller to roll out the clay to make a clay mask. She will demonstrate ceramics techniques such as how ...more
Petrilude brings you this Halloween makeup tutorial. Learn how to apply a theatrical rhinestone masquerade mask for Halloween. Perfect costume for your Halloween party.
Looking for some help making a Hollywood Undead mask? In this video, get a step by step guide on how one person made hers from a blank mask purchased at Century Novelty.
Learn how to make this scary, furry werewolf mask for $35.00! For some helpful blueprints, go to: http://gryphus.googlepages.com/werewolfmaskblueprint.jpg
No matter what you think of Slipknot's music, you gotta admit they have a cool, horror movie look. This video will walk you through how to make your own Slipknot full head masks. You'll be surprised how simple the process is. Materials needed: An old shirt Masking tape or du ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to create a masquerade ball mask with makeup. First, draw the outline of the mask around your eyes. After you do this, paint on light blue eyeshadow in circles around your eyes. Then, take a dark blue color and apply it on the outer edge of the l ...more
Super heros' secret identities are their most guarded secrets. Many choose to protect them with masks, but how to make your mask if you're a new superhero or a filmmaker trying to simulate a super hero? This video will show you how to make your own cheap superhero mask at home ...more
Make a Magician's Mask Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magic” then p ...more
Jason Voorhees single-handedly terrified millions of American children away from ever going to summer camp, and his iconic mask can still send people running to this day. This video will show you how to can quickly and easily make your own Friday the 13th Jason Voorhees mask o ...more
This is an amazing how to video on making fake whiskers using fishing wire and latex.
Recreate the dramatic, sexy costume in this how-to video in minutes; it's the perfect last-minute costume. Makeup artist Greg Arlt shows a way to use makeup to create a masquerade style makeup mask. You will need nude lip liner, black theatrical makeup, and glitter. Watch this ...more
This video is a 2-for-1 special. It will teach you how to make not one, but TWO cool props for a film or costume. They are, in no particular order, a gas mask / ventilator and a laser pistol. Both look very cool, require some materials and carpentry skills, and are sure to mak ...more
Yep Kitty Litter, but DON'T FREAK OUT! Read or watch the video before you make any assumptions. This mask is perfect for oily, dirty, large pores skin! If you need to detoxify your skin, this is the best mask to use, and you can make it right at home! Use this once every 2 wee ...more
For this project, I was inspired by the as-yet-to-be-released movie called The Prototype when making this mask. Paper strips and a mix of water and flour is the main things you'll need to make this Prototype-like mask. For the eyes, I used old halogen bulbs and inside them I p ...more
This is a visual demonstration of how to make a moving jaw for your werewolf mask. Watch Make a furry werewolf mask for some more ideas!
Ever since the weepy-nostalgic film "Where the Wild Things Are" came out, dressing up like your favorite friendly monster, especially for Halloween or birthday parties, has become extremely popular. If you're planning to have a costume birthday party for your little dude or gi ...more
It's time to teach your kids about animals! To get your little one thinking like an animal, why not help them look like one? In this tutorial, featuring John Lithgow, learn how to turn common household items like paper plates and paints to create fun, realistic looking animal ...more
So you've got your Spider-man costume nearly completed - you just need to figure out how to create his lenses. This tutorial shows an easy and inexpensive way to create the eye pieces and then attach them to your face mask.
Big fan of Duece from Hollywood Undead? In this tutorial, learn how to make his mask, DIY style, with step by step instructions. In order to complete this project, you will need: pink duct tape, a blank hockey mask, blue spray paint, a knife or razor blade
You may have never heard of vacuum forming, but you use products made with the technique all the time. The lid on your coffee cup, the plastic bowls you used at last week's barbeque, and the blister packs your prescriptions come in are all made with a vacuum forming machine. ...more
Traditional makeup is too boring for special occasions, so why not try something a little more fun to ring in the new year? This how-to video goes through the intensive process of applying a vibrantly colorful and ornate harlequin mask, using just makeup. The cosmetic products ...more
Are all those days spent outside baking in the sun finally catching up with you? Solve dry skin and sunburn problems all in one step by watching this tutorial. Glamology.com will guide you through a really quick and easy facial masque you can make to cleanse and soften your s ...more
Guy Fawkes Day is one of the biggest holidays in the UK, functioning as sort of a combination of the 4th of July and Halloween. One of it's distinctive elements is traditional masks like the one Guy Fawkes supposedly wore (also worn by V in V For Vendetta). If you want to get ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a milk, egg and honey facial mask to help achieve younger looking skin. First, take a whole egg and break it into a bowl. After this, place 2 tbsp of powdered milk into the same bowl. Next, place 1 tbsp of honey into the bowl. Now, mix toget ...more
This video tutorial teaches how to make masks out of polymer clay. Learn how to craft and decorate a mask out of polymer clay.
In this how to video Raven Symone teaches us about three different skin types and then makes a mask for her face. For dry skin you will need 1/2 a carrot, 1 avocado, and 2 tbs almond oil for your face mask. If you have oily skin you will need 1 apple, 1 egg white and 2 tbs lem ...more
clipping mask Sponsored by SimpleRetouch.com Start by creating a task with the name Mask, then Choose a color and a font size. Create a new layer and move the Image to Layer 2, use control plus to zoom in and a use key frame 90 at frame Then Hit F6 Enter the frame at frame ...more
Ever desired your very own masquerade mask? ThreadBanger takes us through the fun, multiple steps to acquire your very own custom-fit plaster mask! Materials needed include plaster wrap cloth, water, scissors, petroleum jelly, spray paint (in your color choice), sand paper, pa ...more
In this makeup video, we learn how to apply a "black widow" mask with makeup for Halloween. Start out by applying silver and black shadow to the eyes along with mascara and eyeliner around the eyes. Now, take a white eyeliner pencil and draw a spider web around your eyes and g ...more
Watchmen may be old(ish) news, but cheap and legit costumes never go out of style. Easily the most sought after character for Halloween (it might be a little cold outside if your hoping to pull off Dr. Manhattan), Rorschach with his trench coast and splotch-filled mask make fo ...more
Simple way to mask the smell of marijuana
Halloween is not to far away, but why wait to scare the living day lights out of somebody when you can do it when they least expect it. In this video you'll find out how to use papier mache to make a cool looking and creepy mask. Enjoy!
In this mask making tutorial video, learn how to make a fur suit skeleton of a mask using simple materials such as plastic canvas, a hot glue gun, scissors, hard paper, white foam, and fasteners. This video is great for beginners who want to learn the craft of creating a fur s ...more
In this video we learn how to apply a black & white masquerade mask with makeup. Start off by drawing on a white mask around your face with white eyeliner, filling it in. Then, apply white shadow over this to make it a matte finish. From here, draw lines coming out of the mask ...more
Will Wilks and Tom Couch demonstrate how to make a SlipKnot mask. You will need tights, newspaper, plaster of paris, paint and shaping tools such as knives. First, put the tights on your face. Then rip the newspaper into strips and have a friend apply it to your face with the ...more
Do you need a Venetian mask but can't afford to buy a fancy one? This tutorial teaches you how to make a Venetian style mask by yourself with some basic supplies you can buy from a craft store. You'll need a blank mask or some plaster strips, decorations (like ribbons, crystal ...more
See how you can make Rorschach's mask from the new hit movie, "The Watchmen". For just under twenty bucks, Erik from Indy Mogul, will show you how to recreate the inkblot effect from Rorschach's mask in "The Watchmen" movie. Indy Mogul has even created a free inkblot animati ...more
Forget Sephora and "Allure" - we subscribe to the old Italian grandmother school of beauty. Italian women like the gorgeous Sophia Loren are known to soak their faces in a vat of olive oil to help replenish moisture. And with skin so soft it feels like a baby's bottom, they've ...more
Want to clean your face using fresh, natural ingredients? Make a yogurt facial skin cleansing mask. You will need: one teaspoon yogurt and one teaspoon lemon juice. Watch this video skin care tutorial and learn how to make a lemon and yougurt skin cleansing mask to give yourse ...more
This do it yourself video demo shows how to create a scarecrow prop with wearable mask. With Batman bigger than ever, any of the characters from the movies are sure to be a hit costume. This scarecrow costume mask is easy to make, and can be used as just a Halloween prop decor ...more
Buttermilk is yummy, but did you know it also makes a nifty treatment for your hair and scalp? Buttermilk will make your hair more manageable, smooth and dandruff free. Follow this tutorial and learn the quick and easy recipe for this concoction so you can make it at home. You ...more
Watch this video to learn how to use Slacker Tactile Mutator to soften or deaden platinum silicone rubber for a more lifelike feel in special effects makeup. This is a great technique for making props for movies or for a Halloween costume.
Create dramatic mask like look makeup using red, white and black color, inspired by the pantomime. Use toner to remove excess oil/grease from the face. Cover up the entire face with clown white grease paint, set the paint with white eyeshadow. Paint the outline of your face us ...more
Those weird and creepy crown/mask things were one of the most memorable parts of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" video. But they're actually pretty simple, and you can make them yourself with stuff you probably already have at home. This video shows you how. (Of course, if you're pl ...more
Considered a huge gamble on the part of Marvel and Disney due to its seemingly small fan base, Guardians of the Galaxy turned out to be well worth the risk, nearing $800 million in world-wide box office numbers. Many may not have known about the comic book prior to the movie, ...more
Learn how to make a papier mâché mask. Make a papier-mache mask for Halloween, a masquerade party, Carnival time, or anytime! You Will Need * An old tablecloth * A work smock * A clean, empty plastic gallon jug, labels removed * Strong scissors * A craft knife * An elastic b ...more
Explore your kid's creativity with crafts! Learn how to make bunny, Batman, pirate, butterfly, and many more masks out of foam in this free crafting video series. Part 1 of 23 - How to Make foam masks for kid's crafts. Make foam masks for kid's crafts - Part 2 of 23. Click thr ...more