File puptcrit/puptcrit.0606, message 134


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Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 13:16:29 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] moldmaking learning curve



>How does it work with more parts than two?

Just fine.  After placing the back of a head in plaster, I'd use shims down 
the face of the sculpture.

>How do you hold the object halfway into the plaster without it sinking, and
>how to you get the plaster into all the details toa void air bubbles?

Usually, the density of the plaster is enough to keep the object from 
sinking.  But sometimes, a thin dowel stuck in the sculpture acts like a 
handle.  You can remove the dowel and patch up your work before you complete 
making the mold.

Robert Rogers




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