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Cool cat mask

It’s easy to turn a plain papier-mâché mask into a purr-fect masterpiece with a little bit of help from Resene.

Cool cat mask - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 99

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: Paintbrushes (including an artists’ brush), Papier-mâché cat mask (ours came from ‘Spotlight’), Resene Art Action Quick Dry, Resene testpots in the following colours: Resene Bowie, Resene Nero and Resene Tapestry

Top tip: If you don’t have a papier-mâché mask, simply cut out a cat face from a piece of strong cardboard.

Here's another idea: This hot starburst mask was painted with Resene Black, Resene Get Reddy and Resene Supernova.

Cool cat mask
Cool cat mask

Starburst mask Another idea: Starburst mask

Step 1
Step one
Paint the cat mask with one coat of Resene Art Action Quick Dry and allow two hours to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply two coats of Resene Bowie to the mask, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint the inner ears and nose of the cat with two coats of Resene Tapestry, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the remaining face details with Resene Nero, as shown, and allow two hours to dry. What a cool cat!

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