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Re: plaster cast masks

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Joseph Augusta (jaugusta)
Wed, 12 May 1999 21:01:46 -0400


MPBC90 wrote:

> << Any advice from all of you veteran art teachers about working with
> plaster strips?

> Also, mix as little water as possible to decrease setting and drying
> time!

Use warm water--speeds up the drying--remove it from the face *before* it sets up
to full hardness--it won't stick to the skin and hair so much-- then add more
strips once it's removed, and use a blow dryer to harden!

Best wishes,
Joseph