This is the second cast taken , the first from the silicone rubber mould before anything has been done to it. The edges will need to be surformed to remove the excess plaster and the line where the two halfs of the mould meet or the seam line will need to be removed with great care.
There is a cavity in the plaster by the hip which will need filling and also the extra plaster by the waist, neck and arms will need to be removed.
The screw holes in the centre wall can be seen.
The plaster will now dry out for two weeks before the process of patinating can begin.
Absolute cracker... - What an absolute cracker of a firing! We're so happy to have the kiln going again and she didn't disappoint at all. All of the regular glazes showing ...
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