Peter Tsai, the materials scientist who invented the electrostatic charging technology that N95 masks — the highest-quality medical masks on the market — rely on, also believes that homemade masks are an important part of the United States’ battle against the coronavirus.
Tsai recommended using car shop towels as mask material. The towels, available in rolls and often blue in color, would do a better job of filtering droplets than cloth, he said. The material is “very strong,” he said. “And it can be washed with soap and water and reused.” (...)
YouTuber JimHappy (Shop Towel Mask) was linked, which is where this tutorial came from.
Due to COVID-19, I am cancelling the annual Free Summer Art Party. Unfortunately, in order to follow with recommended guidelines, I would only be able to allow 2 to 3 people into the studio at a time, and that is simply not an option with this sort of celebration.