Making a cast …

Now that I had my mannequin it was time to start experimenting, and try to make a cast of her body, the idea is to make the closest possible replica to the actual thing, I started off easy and used plaster strips, I feel however this wasn’t the best choice, because the strips aren’t strong enough and didn’t exactly create the texture/effect desired. The fist attempt was also done incorrectly because I only done one layer and I didn’t rub the plaster through the netting all the way through! I feel I will attempt this again and make sure it’s all rubbed in well, I will also add several layers so it’s stronger and more of a solid structure. Even though it didn’t really work it was still interesting to do and it was exciting to finally start working on the mannequin.

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