Loading

Shaman Mask

by wilfredoaristo, published

Shaman Mask by wilfredoaristo Sep 22, 2016
4 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps

License

Liked By

View All

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.

Print Thing Tag

Thing Statistics

9898Views 2789Downloads Found in Costume

Summary

This is a wearable shaman mask I made from a 3D Scan of a fox skull and some little-big tweaks of my own.

The mask was conceived as a part of my bones shaman costume. The lower jaw is "hinged" with the cranium in a way that when you open your mouth the mask opens its jaw with it creating an amazing and creepy snap sound.

Attached are some pictures of the printing, gluing and painting stages as well as one of the designing process, a couple of my costume and one of my inspiration for this job (http://qarrezel.deviantart.com/art/Genganger-253977442)

The mask also can be used as a Halloween pumpkin!! (as seen in the photos).

Warning: Maybe you should upscale or downscale it in order to fit correctly. We don't have the same head size!
Another trick could be printing only the front part leaving the rear of the head naked (like I did). You can see in the pictures below that I did not use "Mask_up_3_back.stl" in the final assembly.

Print Settings

Printer:

Prusa i3 Steel

Rafts:

No

Supports:

Yes

Resolution:

0.2

Infill:

20%


Notes:

It could be added a geometry coupling between the parts, but if you use the correct type of glue there should be no problem. I used Araldite and it worked like a charm.

Post-Printing

Assembly and gluing

First layers of primer (1/2)

First layers of primer (2/2)

Without Shadowing (1/2)

Without Shadowing (2/2)

Shadowing process of the mask and other creepy-3D-printed-thingverse stuff ^^

Hooks and Strap Mechanism

Well.. the name doesn't say much.

I designed a strap mechanism in order to make the jaw a working one.

It merely consists on a elastic rubber strapped to both sides of the cranium that presses against the back of the cosplayer's head. The jaw is hooked in such a way that it remains joined to the cosplayer's jaw.

Hooks

Hooks and Strap Mechanism

How I Designed This

Autodesk Meshmixer Modelling

I used a 3D Scan of a fox skull and a 3D model of a human head. Then I measured my head and scaled up the 3D model so it could fit on my head.

Next, and being that the skull was solid I performed boolean operators in order to empty the skull (Skull minus human head).

Finally, I refined the 3D model by adjusting the distance of the eyes, the lower jaw geometry and its position relative to the cranium. The last step was smoothing some teeth and thickening some other parts.

Shaman Cosplay

Here are some pictures of my complete shaman cosplay. I played my character in the Drachenfest, a Live Action Role Playing Game (LARP) in Germany.

In the Drachenfest 2016 (1/2)

In the Drachenfest 2016 (2/2)

Inspiration (picture from http://qarrezel.deviantart.com/ )

More from Costume

view more

All Apps

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Print through a distributed network of 3D printing enthusiasts from across the US, at a fraction of the cost of the competitors. We want to change the world for the better through technology, an...

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

3D Print a wide range of designs with Treatstock. Easy to use tools to get the perfect result. The global 3D printing network that connects you with high-quality and fast working print services nea...

App Info Launch App

I can ask what size the head is a mask?
For upscale or downscale to fit correctly

It is designed in mm, so the units of the numbers that appear in the stl are mm.
My head is a normal-big sized one, and I'm 1m 86 cm tall. Best thing you can do y measure the stl knowing that the units are milimetres.

It would probably be best to know the size of head circumference that is used most often in connection with the things on the head
But even so, thanks, at least, can be deduced from it

Hell yeah!!! Going right in my Mask collection :D Nicely done!!!

What are the dimensions? We have a rather small printer but I still want to make this! It's so cool!

What size platform do I need to Print it?

Sorry If I'm annoying >.<

I use a Maker bot Replicator. We have a few in class...

I answered in the comment above this one. I printed in my Prusa i3 Steel that has a 20cmx20cmx20cm available print volume.
Sorry for being late a few months... :)
It's been ages since I last printed something and I have this web a little bit abandoned. ^^

Hiya! I just finished printing and building this wolf skull, and it turned out fantastic, if not a little snug. I was however curious about the hinging process. Do you think you could post some better pictures of how you hinged the jaw with the elastic, and what part of the upper skull you used to attach the lower jaw to? I saw the pictures in the thing files but they were from one side only and I had a hard time seeing the hinges up close.

Thank you!

Hiya!

First of all, sorry for the delay. I've been away the whole week
Here you have more pictures: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7yg2io2p9m1zsvs/AABMz1-lNu4UeOKotmRjYVYAa?dl=0

I looking forward to seeing a few pics of your work!! ;-D

Sorry to annoy you but i have a question, can you publish the skull in in full bottom piece and one full top piece ?

Yeah, of course!

When I get home I'll do it.

Funny bcause i recognise all the other 3d printed pieces

Top