In this article we’re going to examine how to make your own dog mask. We’ll cover the basics and then go on to take a look at a number of the more advanced tips and tricks which 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 home, you will need to get them some special dog protection.
Paper Plate 3d Dog Mask DIY Materials: This is the first part of the setup which will look a little scary at first, but it is actually quite simple. All you have to do is take a dog mask cardboard cutting board and cut the cardboard into the shape of your mask. You can’t simply cut a rectangular shape from the cardboard, so you will have to cut around the edge of the mask so that you get something that looks like a cone. The main thing here is to be realistic with what kind of paper plate that you’re using.
Then you will have to wrap the cardboard around the edges of the paper plate, making certain that there is a good seal between the two pieces so you can make certain that nothing will leak when you put the mask on. Be sure that the edges are cut so that the edges aren’t sharp, as this can 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 certain it runs smoothly and evenly across the entire mask. You will 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 has to be slightly thicker than the cardboard, and it’s best that you leave about one-fifth 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 wonderful finished mask to show off to everybody! It’s also a good idea to wipe away any excess paint after you’re done, so that you don’t end up with smudges or smears on your dog.
Then it’s time to glue the mask on your dog’s head. First you need to be certain that you get a secure fit between the mask and your dog’s head. Once you’ve made sure that it is secure, then you may start to glue the mask on the dog’s face. Take the piece of cardboard that is used for the base of the mask and then fold it over. Be certain it’s quite strong 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 procedure on the cardboard folds until you’ve got the mask snugged securely onto the surface of your dog. Do not make the folds too big or else it could look messy. As soon as you’ve completed this, you can then take out the mask and then attach the cardboard ears. And attach the other area of the mask onto the dog. Be sure that the ears are flat and make certain it is not too short or long as this will cause some issues with the mask slipping off the dog’s face.
If you are using a dog mask because your dog protection, you will need to do some sanding to make sure that it is secure on your dog. You can accomplish it by sanding off any excess paper which might have been removed from your mask.