Have you heard of or seen a Balinese Barong Mask? The Barong mask is worn by dancers who portray the good spirit (Barong) in its eternal battle against the evil spirit, Rangda. The story is told in a traditional Balinese dance that is popular with tourists and locals in Bali. In today’s tutorial we are going to recreate a Balinese Barong Mask.
We will start from a pencil sketch and this is what our final result is going to look like:
The mask looks scary, but don’t forget, this is the good guy. Before we get started, take note of what you will need.