Ready to pick up an instrument and play alongside Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes? The cantina band in Star Wars: A New Hope gained notoriety with their infamous “Cantina Band” song. To be a Bith for Halloween or your next concert, you’ll need to sculpt a mask. Instructables user struth novo has details on how to do that from sculpting, to molding, to painting the project. Start with this video:
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