In this article we’re going to look at how to make your own dog mask. We’ll cover the basics and then go on to look at some of the more advanced tips and tricks which you can use.
For those who have a dog that likes to bark, and particularly if your dog loves to play in the backyard and other areas of the house, you will need to get them some particular dog protection.
Paper Plate 3d Dog Mask DIY Materials: This is the initial part of the setup which will look a little scary at first, but it is actually quite simple. All you’ve got to do is take a cardboard cutting board and cut the cardboard into the shape of your mask. You can not simply cut a rectangular shape out of the cardboard, so you will need to cut around the edge of the mask so you get something that looks like a cone. The main thing here is to be realistic with what kind of paper plate which you’re using.
Then you’ll need to wrap the cardboard around the edges of the paper plate, making sure that there is a good seal between the two pieces so you can ensure that nothing will leak when you put the mask on. Be sure the edges are cut so that the edges are not sharp, as this can damage the edges of the mask.
Glue it on! The next step involves using some paint. You should 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 that you can work your way round it before moving onto the other side. The paint needs to be slightly thicker than the cardboard, and it’s best that you leave about one-third of an inch of paint on the edges so that it runs over the cardboard.
Don’t worry too much about the paint getting stuck to 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 wind up with smudges or smears on your dog.
Then it is time to glue the mask onto your dog’s head. First you need to make sure that you have a secure fit between the mask and your dog’s head. As soon as you’ve made sure that it’s secure, then you can start to glue the mask onto 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 powerful and then use your hands to ensure 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 till you have the mask snugged firmly onto the face of your dog. Do not make the folds too big or else it could look messy. As soon as you’ve done this, you can then take out the mask and attach the cardboard ears. And attach the other part of the mask onto the dog. Be sure the ears are level and be sure that it’s not too short or long as this will cause some dog mask problems 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’s safe on your dog. You can do this by sanding off any excess paper that may have been removed from your mask.