Friday, March 23, 2012

A Few Of My Leather Mask Masks

Traditional Leather Masks created for the use in Commedia dell' Arte (Italian for Comedy of the Arts) A centuries old European Street theater using masks, gymnastics, music and improvisation.

    Arlecchino the Harlequin

    Zanni (Ballet was founded on this bird like character)




    Actor Richard Thomas 
    (John Boy Walton from The Walton's TV show fame) 
    purchasing eight of my masks at the LA CA Renaissance Festival

    Making a Mask


1 comment:

  1. Great work, Lenny. Since you taught me how to make Commedia masks some 30 years ago I have gone on to make masks for a living. Thanks for getting me started!

    Best, Tom Banwell