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Re: Plaster mask project--how to make a positive

From: L. P. Skeen (
Date: Thu Aug 17 2000 - 11:19:12 PDT

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    Pour the thing full of Murphy's Oil Soap and let it sit a few hours, then
    pour out the soap and let it dry. This will allow some of the plaster pores
    to get filled w/ oil soap instead of the water from your poz.
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    From: Rachael <>
    To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet>
    Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2000 12:00 AM
    Subject: Plaster mask project--how to make a positive

    > I have finished making a mask using plaster strips but would like to make
    > positive from this negative. What would be the best way to preserve as
    > much detail as possible? What releasing agent should I use? Will the
    > negative cast be ruined in the process? Thanks for your help--
    > ---


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