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Local man turns mask making into a career

Posted at 9:42 PM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-21 00:42:32-05

One local man has created a business that can transform you into anything you can imagine. 

Erick Main is the owner of Iron Goblin Studios in southwest Bakersfield that specializes in making professional masks and other elaborate props. 

His masks cost anywhere from $60 to $1000, depending on the customization and time. The average mask takes about 30 hours of labor total to make, and is made up of materials ranging from fiber glass to latex.