Moulding the internal space – bag casting

Bag casting revealed interesting shapes and marks, and like the casting that resembles a sack. The surface of the finishing plaster was different to plaster of Paris and not so defined. However, it produced a textural surface, that was rough to touch in comparison with the smooth plaster of Paris. The first attempt was too wet and took a while to cure. Using less achieved a quicker drying time, allowing manipulation of the bag to get the shape required.

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The bag at the bottom was a remnant of a previous sample that went wrong. I had squeezed it out and left it allowing the bag to set and was somewhat intriguing. Overall a successful outcome.

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Author: huggywitch

I have been doing textiles for a number of years and recently started my degree. I have always had an interest in theatre costume design and this is where my passion lie.

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