Getting ready for a masquerade. How is the wolf mask done?

Gray wolf is the hero of almost everyonechildren's matinee. And kids, especially boys, are very fond of reincarnating in this image. If your son has the honor to play the role of a toothy predator, then you need to take care of creating the appropriate costume. In this article, we will tell moms and dads how to independently perform an attribute such as a wolf mask. Here are two ways of making this element of a suit: from cardboard and felt. Both of them are quite simple in design, but very original in appearance.

wolf mask

Master the mask of forest predator (method number 1). What will it take to work?

In order to produce such an attribute as a wolf mask, we prepare the materials indicated in the following list:

  • sheet of cardboard and paper;
  • PVA glue;
  • scissors;
  • colored paper;
  • markers, paints, pencils;
  • pieces of fur;
  • Scotch tape narrow;
  • elastic.

Mask of a wolf from a cardboard. Instruction for manufacturing

On paper, draw a sketch of a wolf "face". To both halves of the future mask were symmetrical, execute only one side of it, and then fold the sheet in half and cut out two parts at once. Attach the workpiece to the child's face, mark the places where there should be slits for the eyes. Draw out their contours oval or round and cut out. Keep in mind that the attribute should not cover the baby's nose, otherwise it will be difficult for him to breathe during the performance. Now transfer the resulting template to the cardboard and make a mask out of it. If the material you do not have a gray color, then at this stage, paint it or cover it with colored paper of the appropriate shade.

Next, make a nose. Cut a piece of cardboard into a tube 4-6 cm in diameter. Glue the ends of this workpiece. The holes of the details are sealed in circles cut from the same material. Zadekoriruyte the detail of the nose in the same way as the main part of the mask. Leave the product to dry. Then one end face of the cylinder is spread with glue and attach in the right place to the base.

how to draw a wolf mask

Now make out the small details: tip of spout, teeth, inner parts of ears, eyebrows. They can also be performed by an application method or by drawing. Cheeks, eyebrows, ears can be decorated with pieces of fur. Allow the product to dry for one hour.

The cardboard mask of the wolf is almost ready. It remains to attach the rubber band. Its length should be equal to the circumference of the back of the baby's head (from the ear to the ear). At the edge of the product, near the eye slits, puncture the small holes. Through them, stretch the ends of the gum and tie them knots. To the cardboard in the places where these fastenings are located, do not wipe, from the wrong side, stick adhesive tape on it. The element of the suit is ready for use.

Method number 2. We sew mask from felt

To perform the following version of the wolf costume, such materials and tools will be needed:

  • fabric felt white, gray and black colors;
  • paper;
  • pencil;
  • scissors;
  • thermo-gun;
  • elastic;
  • pins;
  • needle;
  • thread.

Description of the implementation process

On paper, sketch the mask the same the manner described in the previous subsection. Cut it out along the contour and make holes for the eyes. Now with the help of pins, pin the pattern on gray felt, folded into two layers, and cut out of it two such details. The mask will be double, this will give the product density and strength.

wolf mask from cardboard
Try the workpiece on the child. If necessary, enlarge the eye slits. The basis for the mask is ready. Small parts (eyebrows, nose, nose, eyes and ears), make of the same fabric black and white. Glue these blanks to one of the main parts or sew them with stitches. Put both felt parts of the mask one on top of the other, insert a rubber band between them. Sew the blanks to each other along the edge. This can be done manually or on a typewriter. The attribute for the costume festival is fulfilled.

From the article you learned how to make a wolf mask in two ways. Take them into your arms and make original elements of the costume.