Are you going to be Colombina this Mardi Gras?
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Are you eager to learn how to make Colombina masquerade masks for women? Then you have come to the right place. Here we are going to talk throug the process of creating Colombina masquerade masks for women at home. But first, let’s see who is this character…
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Colombina is a Commedia Dell’Arte character. She is often presented as Harlequin’s girlfriend. Pedrolino is also deeply in love with her but she doesn’t care about his sentiments. Naturally, she is not the kind of woman who is accustomed to shut her mouth when she does not want to.
While Colombina can be arrogant; she is also stupid and grasping. In addition, she always hurts the two men who are in love with her.
If you are a woman or a girl, chances are that you’re going to want to feature this woman at your upcoming party.
How to make Colombina masquerade masks for women
- Paint the eyes and eyebrows black
- Paint the mouth dark red
- Apply a black dot somewhere on the face
- Cut a bonnet out of white construction paper
- Paint a big black dot on the bonnet and fix the bonnet to the mask
How to make a Colombina costume
While making Colombina masquerade masks for women is easy as a pie, finding Commedia Dell’Arte party outfits is really hard and can be quite costly. However, with some creativity, you can quickly gather the needed pieces of cloth so as to create a stunning Colombina party attire. Here are a few suggestions:
- A large white blouse on which you fix a line of black pom-poms or giant black buttons
- Put a long white skirt on a long white crinoline
- A big ruffle for the neck
- White tights
- Black shoes
Optional: wear a long sleeved white shirt on a long ballerina tutu.
If you wish, you can use the mask template to create a stunning makeup. Also, if you aren’t comfortable with a full face mask, you can use a half face one. You will only have to paint your face white and put hot red lipstick on your lips. As you can see, it’s not that hard to become one of the theatre and Venetian Carnavale’s most popular female character.