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SillyJokes Mask Painting Guide. A fun and easy way to paint colourful masks.

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A great way to get creative. These masks are perfect for plays, pantos or just for fun.

You will need to be prepared before beginning painting.

Here are the basic items you will need to get started.

If you are new to acrylics here are some tips.

Painting your mask

It's always best to prepare your mask before painting to remove any dirt or grease. Fairy liquid and a sponge will do. Dry well and then pencil on your design. The mask at the top of the page is based in a traditional chinese opera style, used for plays.

Drawing on your design is quite difficult, you need a steady hand. I found resting the mask over your knee helps.

Once you are happy with you design your ready to start painting

Here are some examples of White to Paint Male Face Masks which have been painted in various styles. You may wish to experiment by sticking things on to your masks such as feathers, beads, sequins, glitter, or metallic foil.