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Make a decorative plaster mould (soft plastics)

by Chrystal Rimmer

Learn how to make a decorative plaster mould to use for soft plastics. There are two parts to this process. Stay tuned to learn how to work with plaster and then plastic in a decorative way. —



    Step 1 - Create your plaster mould

    The first step is to collect your materials;
    - scissors
    - mixing stick
    - liquid craft glue
    - spray glue
    - leafy material
    - laminated cardboard or wood
    - 4 laminated ply pieces
    - plymer clay
    - dust mask
    - plaster
    - water
    - mixing containers
    - soapy water
    - brush

    Step 2 - Melt your plastic

    What you will need;

    - soft plastic
    - oven
    - baking paper
    - oven tray
    -chemical & heatproof gloves
    -resperator mask & cartridges
    - plank of wood
    - drill
    - screws
    - hanging wire

    Step 3 - Happy Melting!

    Plaster is a very cheap and versatile material, use it to make as many moulds as you like! Seriously......go crazy. Here are some examples of how different colours and shapes can give you a fantastic piece to and on your wall.

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