Goat Mask made out of papier mâché
Use same technique for a mask of cat or a mask of mouse
Make a mould
Make  the mask out of papier mâché

Take a round aluminium cake mould as a base. Then :
- either you make the above shape out of salt dough and  cook it . It takes longer but the mould is stronger.
- or you wrap the aluminium mould in newspaper and attach  it with wide scotch tape. The shape is obtained by putting  more or less paper where it belongs . It is faster but requires some  skills .
In all cases cover the mould well with plastic film .
Coat  the mould with liquid paraffin (Vaseline) to facilitate the release from the mould.
Take strips  of newspaper and  coat them with glue for wallpaper. Lay them  on  the mould adjusting them to its shape. Lay several layers in various directions, and don't forget to cover the sides as well. The more layers you make the stronger the mask will be . Don't put too many layers where the eyes will be in order to facilitate the  cuttingout of the eyes .
Let dry on  heater, for one to three days according to the quantity of glue.
Make 2  holes for the eyes and 2  for the rubber band. Paint the mask with acrylic paint . Cut  the ears out of cardboard and paint them. Draw the nose with a multi surface  felt-tip pen and glue  wool threads as a beard .
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