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« on: June 01, 2009 03:52:36 AM »

Using a balloon covering with layers of wet plaster bandages, a used sticky tape cardboard ring for the base, then painting and sealing with varnish to complete.  These are a few samples of what we produced.

These plaster bowls are cool bits of art, but also have some uses such as wrapped candy dishes, or for cosmetic cotton balls etc - basically anything that is not too heavy to smash the delicate plaster.

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2009 04:06:58 AM »

Forgot to mention that some of the bowls were decorated initially with coloured strips of fine tissue paper to make a very bright candy strip effect.  These were sealed with PVA between new layers.  These bowls were very much stronger than just the painted ones when finally varnished.
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2009 09:20:37 AM »

Love it, but how did you get the inside so shiny and colorful?
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« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2009 04:07:01 AM »

That is metallic paint - acrylic type base and quite dense with the metals.  I love the finish with it - although it does tend to highlight surface imperfections more than matt finish does.
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2009 09:43:52 AM »

Those are very cool and the color combos/designs would be endless!!
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