Plaster Studio: Mixed-Media Techniques for Painting, Casting and Carving
Return to the origin of the earth and discover a new way of playing in the mud. Raw, friendly and easily altered, plaster is perhaps the most versatile art medium you have yet to encounter. Beautiful in its luminosity, yet open to receiving a multitude of alterations, plaster will easily agree to being painted, carved, cast and sculpted. Stephanie Lee and Judy Wise will walk you through 24 step-by-step projects and will introduce you to a variety of plaster forms. The techniques you’ll be introduced to will inspire you to go on and develop your own creations. Inside Plaster Studio you will discover how to: - Apply image transfers to a plaster surface - Make plaster projects glow with the addition of encaustic medium - Create book pages and covers from plaster - Add depth with plaster and stencils - Cast objects from plaster that are easy to add to other works of art - Bring three-dimensional intrigue to projects using wire armature with plaster gauze - Take your work to the next level with the help of inspiring gallery works from the authors and talented contributing artists Mix up your first batch of plaster today and see what Plaster Studio will inspire your imagination to carve out!
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acrylic gel medium acrylic paints Allow the paint apply areas artists assorted colors paintbrushes blend bubble wrap burlap burnish Burnt Umber paint butane butane torch carving tool cast clay collage cover cracks craft brush craft knife create cure cutting mat damp rag doll edges encaustic medium entire surface excess paint fabric strip foam foil found objects frame fuse the wax gesso graphite harden heat gun hot pot including Burnt Umber joint compound Judy Wise lace layer LINDA WOMACK Liquitex masking tape Materials medium to dry mold nicho paint to dry painting as desired Paris including mixing pencil plaster gauze plaster of Paris Plaster Prowess plastic remove Repeat steps sanding block sandpaper smooth soft Stabilo stencil Stephanie Lee stick substrate surface as desired technique texture thin trowel tub of warm two-part epoxy utility knife warm water watercolor wipe the excess wire wood glue