You will need
- - shape;
- - a plaster solution;
- - province or plug;
- - the cycle.
Before the casting of the figure from plaster clean form and cover the surface with lubricant oil or vaseline. Grease is better to use a liquid, apply it easier and it will allow to better preserve the ornament and the small details. The clay molds lightly sprinkle with water, so she relented, too dry surface will quickly pull out of plaster and get the finished product after drying will be more difficult.
Prepare a plaster solution as recommended on the package. Try to prepare as much mixture to fill the entire form and not to waste.
Fill in the form with a solution of about one-third. It is very important that the plaster fills all the hollows, to do this, shake the form or lubricate the important places with a bristly brush. Try to get all the air bubbles have risen to the top.
To evenly apply the solution on the entire inner surface of the forms, tilt it in different directions. You can also blow on the plaster, at the same time shaking design.
When the plaster mixture a little clutch, give it roughness from the inside, to do this, scrape it with some steel tool (e.g., a fork or tsiklej with teeth in the form of a "dovetail").
To give strength to the plaster figure, armywide its steel rebar or wet torch, hemp, oakum and other materials were on hand. Drown them in naletom solution and quickly fill in the form with remaining plaster (better if it is thicker).
Please note, pour the second layer of the mixture should be when the first layer is just beginning to set but is still wet. Plaster dries very quickly, so on the whole operation you have only a few minutes.
Dub the plaster and remove the excess tsiklej or pravilam (sliced rod). Leave the form for some time to solidify, and then remove the finished product.