Make a Tribal Mask from a Plastic Bottle

Eco-Art tutorial from Munnar – Terrace Greens

With common everyday materials available at home, learn how to create a beautiful mask by following these simple steps.

DO IT YOURSELF:

Materials needed:

  • 1 Plastic water bottle
  • Wood waste
  • Shisha Mirrors
  • A long piece of string
  • Marker
  • Glitter powder
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Fevicol

materials needed to make masks

 Steps

  • Take an empty plastic bottle
  • Using the marker, draw an outline of a mask on the bottle

Tribal Mask design from plastic bottle-Eco Art tutorial

  • With a pair of scissors, cut out the mask from the bottle by cutting along the edges of the outline

Eco art tutorial-tribal mask design-cutting the bottle

  • Take the wood waste and staple it on top of the mask

Eco art tutorial-tribal mask design-stapling the wood waste

  • Using fevicol, apply glitter powder over the mask. Then, proceed to decorate it with the mirrors

Eco art tutorial-tribal mask design-decorating with mirrors

  • Now, take the marker and draw an outline of the eyes so that the mask looks complete

Eco art tutorial-tribal mask design-drawing the outline

  • Your tribal mask is now ready

Eco art tutorial-tribal mask from plastic bottle

Tip: Try creating such masks using different coloured papers. Plan a theme party and invite your friends over. Distribute these masks, click pictures and have some fun!

By following these simple steps, it becomes possible to create a beautiful mask from an ordinary plastic bottle – a bottle that otherwise would have been discarded and piled up at landfills. Eco-art is thus an earth-friendly activity that any beginner can accomplish with ease.

Eco-Art is now part of the regular holiday activities for guests at Munnar – Terrace Greens.

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