GraveOctober wrote:Does anyone know the effects of grease paint on a latex mask? Since it's an oil based product, I'm assuming it yellows a bit over time. But my concern is if it does any damage to the latex or changes texture as the oil dries out (crusting, cracking, etc.)? Has anyone ever tried this on a Kirk/Myers replica?
Kirk Magnum wrote:
Now, I heard...that they used white clown grease paint for some touch ups on the original masks because the original paint was chipping off and they wanted something more tackier to stick to the latex. This makes makes total sense because a few years later the mask was yellowing while it was under Debra Hills bed.
mtlongy wrote:nah man i respect the question, its just that it isn't A- as permanent as acrylic/paint and B- as safe for the latex as acrylic and paint although it may look pretty authentic to you its just not ideal at all
GraveOctober wrote:mtlongy wrote:nah man i respect the question, its just that it isn't A- as permanent as acrylic/paint and B- as safe for the latex as acrylic and paint although it may look pretty authentic to you its just not ideal at all
I'm aware, thanks for your input.
I'm not recommending anyone uses it on their expensive, hard earned replicas. It's a risky idea, but it'd be cool if someone explored it.
puckface wrote:When I was younger, I used cheap makeup on my DP Myers to accent the features. It was costume makeup, something that came in an army makeup set, I think. Black, green, brown, etc....
A short couple of years later, the mask quickly began to rot directly where the makeup was applied. The oils must have finally worked their magic.
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