The fabled Crocochicken of Dunly is known for it’s yellow eyes and toothy beak. Adorned by local town folk on All Hallows Eve to ward off the Demons of Dunly Bridge, this outlandish mask is worn each year to trick the Devil into thinking the village is just how he left it, full of devilish minions. Originally made from wood and handed down as heirlooms, these modern masks are now made using papercraft techniques.
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Each year, on October 31st, the residents of Dunly Bridge are said to celebrate the unusual tradition of the Long Face Festival. Apparently, those caught without a costume after sunset are put in shackles and caged until the first rays of sun fall on Dunly Bridge in the morning November 1st. The history of the Long Face Festival dates back over 400 years and is believed to have originated alongside the Devil of Dunly story.
Simply print the templates on paper, stick them to card, cut them out, match the numbers and join the tabs together. The Mask is scaled to fit an adult but you can make children's masks by scaling down the templates when you print - check our FAQ page for details. The templates come with instructions for an internal head band that can be adjusted by moving the fixing points to get a snug fit.
These masks are designed to be easily built by anyone, using local materials, removing the need for mass manufacturing or shipping and with the minimum environmental impact.
Templates are FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH BOTH A4 AND US LETTER PAPER.They are supplied along with a set of instructions as a PDF that you download immediately and print on any home printer.They are supplied plain white so that you can decorate the finished mask however you like.You are buying the templates and instructions only. You will also need access to a printer, paper, card, tape, and scissors.The masks are designed to be easy to build: you don't need to be some sort of arts and crafts wizard.
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