Bronze masks coated in Vantablack produce trippy illusions

The fine folks who created the world's blackest black now have a sprayable version that adheres to most stable surfaces. To demonstrate, they sprayed two bronze masks, one on the inside and one on the outside, producing an interesting optical illusion. Read the rest

Artist creates enormous phantasmagorical felt masks

Paolo del Toro makes delightful and otherworldly sculptures from felt, most recently working in pastel palettes. Read the rest

Eerily realistic Trump, Putin, and Kim Jong-un masks

Landon Meier of Hyperflesh unveiled some crazy new masks at Monsterpalooza 2017: Trump, Putin, and Kim Jong-un masks that are so lifelike people do a double-take. Read the rest

Lovely profile of James Merry, Björk's maskmaker

Björk has become known for rocking some stunning embroidered masks. Hint published a nice overview of her longtime collaboration with maskmaker James Merry. Read the rest

Insect Inspector leather mask

The latest from steampunk/fetish maskmaker Bob Basset is the "Insect Inspector": "Leather, Brass, Glass, soviet gas mask parts."

Insect Inspector. Steampunk art Leather Gas mask. Read the rest

Two-faced Cthulhu mask

The wonderful Ukrainian horror/fetish/steampunk mask maker Bob Basset has produced a two-faced Cthulhu mask; on one side, the betentacled visage; on the other, a lecterine horror.

Call of Cthulhu. One mask 2 faces. Read the rest

Black Lagoon-esque mask from Bob Basset

New from Ukrainian fetish/steampunk mask makers Bob Basset, the "60 monstr" -- a little bit Creature from the Black Lagoon, a little bit steampunk, and a whole lot of happy mutation.

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Frankenthulu mask

~AfterlightRob's Frankenthulu mask makes me yearn for a whole series of Famous Monsters of Filmland/Cthulhu mask-mashups -- the mummy, Dracula, the Creature from the Black Lagoon... The same artist has a sweet Nosferatu mask.

Frankenthulhu mask

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Beautiful "fire-breather" mask

DeviantArt member Tom Banwell made this "fire breather" mask; it's just one example of the many wonderful pieces in his DeviantArt gallery.

Fire Breather mask front view

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Facehugger-inspired leather mask

From Ukrainian steampunk/fetish mask maker Bob Baset, the Hugger Head mask, "Slightly reinterpreted Giger monster. It now manages the object. Or maybe it’s a happy symbiosis?"

Hugger head Leather Mask Read the rest