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Re: full body casts


From: Sid Miller (sidmill_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Apr 16 2003 - 12:41:10 PDT

The detail is all on the inside of the mask. Make the mask, let it dry and
reinforce where needed to make it strong, then put a slab of clay inside. Let
it sit overnight loosely covered and carefully pull it off. You should be
able to see eyebrows etc.

John Scott wrote:

> Okay, I have to ask - I've done faces without much real detail.
> How can I do them with my class and increase the amount of
> detail (recognizability). Also, I'd like to hear more about the
> full body casts - my sculpture students would love doing this!