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Re: mounting plaster


From: Rosel Valenzuela (mader_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 06 2001 - 16:59:40 PDT

> P.S. Anyone have any experience mounting plaster (fresco) paintings? My
> 7th graders made plaster plates and did some wonderful painting, but they are
> a little think and we would like to mount them? Would hot glue hold? The
> kids found painting on plaster wonderful. They said it was much easier to
> paint over than on paper. I don't know if I can convince them to use paper
> again. Thanks.
yes, we've tried plaster. just before the plaster mixture hardens we
embed paper clip to serve as a hook or press flat a small piece of card
board just on the surface of the mixture. this will allow hot glue to
hold better to mount.
hope this helps.