Friday, October 30, 2015

Night Ship and Pouring the Mold

Put the sky into the colored pencil drawing I started yesterday. Using colored pencils is rather time-consuming.
On the mold-making and casting front: Did three release agent tests. I tried Vaseline, Murphy's Soap, and cooking spray. The Murphy's soap worked best. I applied the undiluted soap to the mold with a wet sponge in several layers, waiting for each layer to dry before applying the next layer.
Having succeeded in making a cast release from the test mold, I poured the actual mold on the original model. Now, I am just waiting for it to cure.

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