Cloth Mache Mini Grim Reaper

Cloth Mache Grim Reaper
I've been building cloth mache Grim Reapers and Ghosts for a while now and really enjoy the entire process from start to finish. For the mini Reaper, I used red LEDs for the piercing eyes and red/amber LEDs to produce a firey underglow. I draped it in black cloth mache meticulously setting each fold for a perfect look. Once the cloth was fully set and dry, I finished it off with a dark multi-dimensional paint job, beautiful grey highlights and a satin finish. The detail that goes into creating a Reaper keeps it interesting and beautiful in a well lit room while the glow accomplishes the same in darkness. This Reaper has shorter arms than usual which gives it a cute childlike quality that really comes through. This was purely accidental, however, it's an accident that I plan to repeat. This is my last Grim Reaper of the season, however, I am planning on building more next year, so stay tuned to see how they evolve.Cloth Mache Draped over the armatureCloth Mache painted blackAfter dry brushing in normal lightingReaper in dim lighting

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published