Advice 1: How to make a Darth Vader helmet

Darth Vader is an iconic character from the movie "Star wars." Despite the fact that Darth Vader is the villain, he has a huge army of fans. Often costume parties dedicated to the film, comes from several guests, dressed in the character. Helmet Darth Vader costume for carnival you can make yourself from papier-mâché. It consists of a mask on the clasp and top part in the shape of a bowler hat with a brim.
How to make a Darth Vader helmet
You will need
  • - PVA glue;
  • newspaper;
  • - black plastic;
  • sunglasses;
  • mannequin hat head;
  • cream;
  • - a container of water;
  • - scissors;
  • - cardboard;
  • - Scotch;
  • pencil;
  • - two belts with buckles or hat;
  • - elastic band;
  • - emery papers;
  • black paint;
  • transparent Polish.
Instruction
1
Start the helmet of Darth Vader with the formation of the upper removable part. Pick up a form for the future of the helmet slightly larger than your head. It may be an elongated balloon, mounted for stability on the right size bowl or factory mannequin hat head face.
2
Lubricate the form of a cream. Start to impose a shape with pieces of paper soaked in water, to the level of the eyebrows. After the entire form is covered with a layer of wet paper, start putting some pieces dipped in glue. Apply glue as much as you need to fully impregnate the paper. After finishing one layer, proceed to the next. After every four layers, let the form dry. It is desirable to achieve a thickness of 4-5 millimeters helmet. After drying, the helmet will be much stiffer and stronger. Remove the finished part from the mold.
3
Take one or two sheets of opaque black plastic. For this purpose, suitable plastic folder for papers, which are sold in office supply stores. If you took two sheets, then they need to be joined together at the edge. Attach the plastic to the earlier of the helmet so that it covered the middle of the back of the neck. The side edges of the plastic cut away diagonally so that the formation of the supraorbital ridge of the helmet. Edges connect to each other by means of an adhesive tape glued to the inner side.
4
Now start making the mask of Darth Vader. For this purpose, suitable mannequin that you used in the previous stages, or any mask that you. As well as the upper part, glue the face and front part of the neck of the dummy paper soaked in glue. Form of paper the zygomatic protuberances, typical for the mask of Darth Vader. Given that these projections are high enough to make them two crumpled pieces of paper, pasted on top of larger layers of newspaper.
5
Form of cardboard speech device mask. It should look like a hollow triangle with a grid inside. After the mask dries, stick to her speech device. Remove the mask from the form and carefully trim off its uneven edges.
6
Prepare the material that will turn a blind eye. That can be lenses big sunglasses or ovals, cut from plastic folders for papers. Plastic should be relatively transparent so you could see. Put ready lenses on the mask at the locations of eyes and circle them with a pencil. Cut out the eye holes slightly smaller than the diameter of the lens. Place the lens on the inner side of the mask to the eye area and secure them with glue or tape. Made of paper soaked in glue, rollers over the edges of the lenses. This will give strength to mount lenses.
7
Make the side edges of the mask, two holes and thread them with ribbon clasps at the ends or hat elastic.
8
Take the sandpaper with the fine grain and treat it with all the parts of the helmet that are made of papier-mache.
9
Paint all the details out of papier-mâché with black paint. If you are using spray paint, cover all plastic surfaces with paper and tape. Thus you will protect the plastic from accidentally dripped paint. After the paint is dry, coat all painted surfaces with clear varnish. Let dry the varnish. Remove the protective coating from the plastic. Helmet ready.

Advice 2: How to make a mask of Darth Vader

In the world-famous Saga "Star Wars" Darth Vader – one of the main characters that has a lot of fans and admirers around the world. Many fans of movies and books based on Star Wars dream to try on the suit of the famous Darth Vader, and it's not necessary to purchase expensive items in the store. You can make a typical mask of this character with his own hands and thanks to her, becomes the hero of any party with your friends devoted to Star Wars.
How to make a mask of Darth Vader
You will need
  • - old Newspapers;
  • - PVA glue;
  • sunglasses;
  • - black plastic;
  • mannequin;
  • water;
  • - scissors;
  • - cardboard;
  • pencil;
  • black paint;
  • - clear lacquer;
  • - the hat of the tape;
  • - elastic band;
  • - sandpaper.
Instruction
1
The easiest way to do this mask in papier-mache. Prepare old Newspapers, PVA glue, black sun glasses, black plastic mannequin head for hats, a bowl of water, scissors and cardboard. You will also need pencils, black paint, transparent varnish, hat ribbon, elastic band, and sandpaper.
2
Set a dummy head size which is slightly higher than yours, smear the form of the manikin's head with petroleum jelly or cream and gently hang the dummy bits of newsprint soaked in water, forming the rear side of the mask. Glue form a wet paper, after which begin to moisten scraps of newspaper in the glue and apply the next layers.
3
Apply four layers of glued paper and dry the preparation, and then apply a further four layers. Workpiece thickness papier-mache should be 4-5 mm. Grow thick layers until then, until it becomes optimal. Fully dry the blank for the helmet and remove it from the mannequin.
4
Now, prepare two sheets of black plastic that can be cut with stationery plastic folders, and connect them together. Secure the plastic on the blank helmet so that the center of the sheet closed the neck. Cut the side edges diagonally and connect them with tape, taped the joints on the inside, so as not to spoil the appearance of the helmet.
5
Now start doing the front part of the mask, glue pieces of newspaper dipped in PVA glue, the face of the dummy, repeating the relief of the face and increase the amount of paper in the cheeks to form noticeable protrusions.
6
Make a cardboard triangle and set inside a cardboard jail to get a speech device. Color the triangle with black paint. Stick it to the mask after it dries, and then smoothen the edges of the mask, removing imperfections.
7
Remove old sunglasses lenses and circle them, putting on a mask in the eye area. Cut holes for the lenses and glue them on the reverse side with tape. In the side edges of the mask to make holes for ribbon or hat elastic. Sand the surface of the helmet with fine sandpaper, paint the mask with black paint and cover with varnish.
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