Make a decorative plaster mould (soft plastics)

Learn how to make a decorative plaster mould to use for soft plastics. There are two parts to this process. Stay tuned to learn how to work with plaster and then plastic in a decorative way.


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Step 1 - Create your plaster mould

The first step is to collect your materials;

  • scissors

  • mixing stick

  • liquid craft glue

  • spray glue

  • leafy material

  • laminated cardboard or wood

  • 4 laminated ply pieces

  • plymer clay

  • dust mask

  • plaster

  • water

  • mixing containers

  • soapy water

  • brush

Step 2 - Melt your plastic

What you will need;

  • soft plastic

  • oven

  • baking paper

  • oven tray

-chemical & heatproof gloves

-resperator mask & cartridges

  • plank of wood

  • drill

  • screws

  • hanging wire

Step 3 - Happy Melting!

Plaster is a very cheap and versatile material, use it to make as many moulds as you like! Seriously…go crazy. Here are some examples of how different colours and shapes can give you a fantastic piece to and on your wall.

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