Laser Cut Masks

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Laser Cut Masks

Ages 11 – 13


Vacation Program

  • Monday, April 15, 2019
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Designed for ages 11 to 13
  • By Ana Tavares

The Laser Cutter is a design tool. It takes you from the 2 dimensions of drawing to the 3 dimensions of sculpture. Because the shape of the face is complicated, maskers have invented ways to simplify mask construction. Laser design programs have memorized clever ways to begin masks. Learn to add and subtract features. Cut detail to rival the renowned mask artisans of Venice.

• construct a simple armature to support and display your mask.
• with time to assemble and adorn your creation.

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