follow recipe instructions. when all ingredients have been combined you should have a nice clay base to work with. if your clay is too tacky to work with, add more flour.
take small bits of aluminum foil and form into balls. smash one side flat against the counter.
take a small bit of clay and roll into a ball. press it flat between your fingers to form a flat circle.
take your circle of clay and place it centered over the rounded side of your aluminum foil.
form into a face + add hair or headdress.
be sure to prick holes in the back of thick areas. this will keep your clay form exploding in the oven. a fork works nicely.
place your babyface masks on a foil lined baking sheet.
bake your masks for 30 minutes instead of a full hour. the masks will finish baking with your bread for the remaining 35 minutes.
once they have cooled down, paint details with food coloring. i also used water based inks for those hard to mix colors.
there you have it, babyface masks ready for the bread baking part of your T'anta Wawas.