What does a mask say about you?

What does a mask say about you?  Or about the person wearing it?

Last quarter 3D Design students designed and created their very own Identity Masks to illustrate whatever they wanted to communicate with the public. Materials used were cardboard, paper mache, gesso, and acrylic paints. Some students’ work were based on their interests while others took a personal approach and took this opportunity to say something about him/herself. 


K. Luther

My name is Kat, at least that’s what a lot of people know me by. I am a junior and have been to 3 different high schools, I have never really fit in where ever I’ve gone and always kind of felt left out of things. I came to North for a fresh start and I got it. People always wonder what’s behind my mask I put on.

I interpreted what’s behind my facade with this mask. I added some random details that may be weird to some but have meaning to me, like the spikes. The top spikes represent my confusion, mainly done by placement. The color theme is for my over active brain. Purple is my fear. Black is my anger, which on the surface is very hidden, but inside I fight violent urges all the time in my quest to achieve peace.

The black inside of the mouth is how it feels when I try to speak, like I say nothing. I guess my mask represents my hidden pain that I hide.





My mask doesn’t represent anything all that much. I made it look like a bear, but colored it blue with white markings. The blue color is supposed to represent the calmness of bears, but the white markings represents innocence . I made the mask so I could wear it only on my face, the mask is held in place and fits perfectly which also covers the entire head. There could be be a deeper meaning about the mask and colors used but couldn’t think of a deeper meaning.




My Character’s  name is Void. He trained with the Spartans and killed his master Raz Al’ Ghul so that he could become the most powerful warrior. He has a brother named Slade. His brother is an Australian soldier that was injected with a cyrum called mirakuru. It gave him strength and power to kill with a single punch. Void was also injected with the same cyrum and had the potential to regenerate quickly. Void is a legit immortal. The brothers had a duel and Void had his brother killed with his own sword right through the eye. Slade was no match for void and his sword.

Another enemy has entered this world of Void and threatened to hunt Void down because rumor has it that he has everlasting life. Rattlehead is the master death. He is capable of taking a mortal’s life and eating its soul by piercing them with his sword through the heart. They began to battle and clashing swords. Void managed to cut his left hand off causing him to lose some of his souls he has taken. At the end we both clashed swords and we both were turned into stones.

To be continued……………




The mask goes by many names. But all know its true name: Darkness. The mask was once worn by Rattlehead, The master of Death. After thousands of years, the mask became the symbol of destruction and destruction. All that proves that it once truly was real is the replica of it that was found, and of his sword, Soul Reaper.

In the age before machines, all feared dying. Rattlehead enjoyed killing all,, even if they are not to die yet. After thousands of years, he sensed a power of another immortal. He crossed over dimensions to find and slay the power to take as his own. The being was known as Void. A strange being who became immortal. As the two clashed, an explosion erupted and the two vanished from the realm, never to be seen again.



C. Hartley








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