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Re: casting question

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Aaron and Jennifer (THEGREEN99)
Thu, 28 Oct 1999 15:37:40 -0400


Last semester a student used plaster to make a cast and mold. We lined
the mold liberally with petroleum jelly. The cast came out okay. She needed
to rub some of the excess jelly off so she could paint on the plaster. (I
hope I used the words cast and mold right. I always forget which is
which...)

Jennifer in Michigan
-----Original Message-----
From: Iteachart7 <Iteachart7>
To: artsednet.edu <artsednet.edu>
Date: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 10:53 PM
Subject: casting question

>ART people:
>Question---Can you make a plaster mold of a body part ( an arm and hand )
and
>then cast the mold in plaster? I've only ever cast in clay. I don't have
>clay, But I have tons of plaster. if this is possible, what is my
releasing
>agent?
>forever greatful
>Gabrielle