Pig : Mask made with papier maché 
Same technique as for the  Rabbit Mask
Make a mould
Make a mask with  papier mâché

To make a pig mould, it is necessary to take a round  box .Make a ball with modelling clay as a snout. Attach the ball  in the center of the mask with wide Scotch tape and plastic film. Wrap the box in transparent film.
 Coat with liquid paraffin (to facilitate the release from the mould).
Take strips of newspaper and  coat them with glue for wallpaper.Lay the strips on the mould adjusting them to  the shape of the mould ; make several layers in various directions, don't forget to cover the sides. The more layers you lay, the stronger  the mask will be ;don't put too many layers where the eyes will be, in order to facilitate the cut out.
Let dry on  heater, for one to three days according to the quantity of glue.
Make holes for the eyes and  the rubber band. Paint the mask with acrylic paint  and cut out ears out of cardboard and paint them. Draw the nostrils with a multi surface felt-tip pent and paint the mouth with acrylic paint.
Other animals: cats and mouse
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