You will need
- Gypsum, water, clay, a knife, a cellophane film, wire.
To cast from a plaster vase, decorative mask or a simple bas-relief, you need to first make a model of the future product. The model is a sculpture sketch, in which the molded gypsum product.
Try to cast from the plaster first the simple picture. For example, some plant.
Take a very firm stalk of a plant, which has a convex inflorescence and leaves.
The softened clay is put between two layers of plastic film.
With a rolling pin roll out the clay to a thickness of 1 cm At the time of rolling the film lift that it doesn't stick to clay.
Remove the upper part of the film and put the plant on top of a layer of clay.
Cover again with foil and press with a rolling pin over the surface. The plant evenly burned into the clay.
Remove the tape and very carefully remove the plant from clay. Stuck part of the stalk, remove with tweezers. Remove all debris, taking care not to damage the imprint on the clay.
Your plasticine sunk relief is almost done.
Make bumpers. For this careful movements lift the edges around the contour of the clay sketch.
Prepare a loop of aluminum wire size you need. For this loop on a nail to hang the finished product.
Prepare a mixture of plaster according to the instructions on the package. The mortar consistency should be like sour cream.
Ready solution pour the plaster in a clay form with sides. Try not to pour through the sides of the form.
Immerse the prepared loop of wire into the solution.
An hour and a half, when harden plaster solution, proceed to the removal of the workpiece from clay.
Fold the edges to release the edges of the castings and remove the clay. Depart it very easily.
If desired, you can cast gypsum wall plate.
To do this, cut along the contour of the flowers with any postcards, and, having moistened it, put it face down on the bottom of a deep dish.
Divorced gypsum pour into a bowl with pictures to make a correct circle.
Insert the eyelet and allow to harden plaster.
When the plaster is dry, remove the impression. Trim uneven edges with a knife.