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Supplies Needed:

Step 1

Mixing

Measure compound according to package directions.
*Material is activated by using 2 parts casting material to 1 part cold water.

Mix gently and slowly until a pancake batter consistency is reached.


Step 2

Pour

Place the mold in a tray.

Pour the plaster mixture into the mold.

Gently tap or vibrate the mold on the tray to release any air bubbles.

Large air bubbles can be popped with fingertips.


Step 3

Hook

When the plaster begins to set up, insert a paperclip half way into the plaster.


Step 4

Cure

Allow the plaster to cure. Average setting time is approximately 20-30 minutes.
*The plaster will become warm as it begins to cure and then cool as it completes the process.


 


Step 5

Removal

Loosen the castings from the mold by gently pulling back on the mold’s edges.
Lift the casting completely out of the mold.


Step 6

Dry

Allow the casting to completely dry.
Drying time will vary depending on temperature andhumidity levels.
The plaster will gradually become lighter in color as it dries.


Step 7

Smooth

File down any rough edges on the bear casting using sand paper or a file.

Step 8

Paint

Paint the bear casting using the acrylic paint.