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Apr-8-2011

Day 66: Hand Cast 2

Posted by annagrace under Days 1-100

Today I tried to do another casting of my hand, this time in the “I Love You” sign. Here’s the mold

I didn’t think about the fact that gravity would make it impossible to get the plaster high enough in the two bent fingers (because it was cast with my hand pointing down), so they ended up looking cut off…

I think you still get the idea of the sign without the whole fingers there. Also, there were apparently a lot of bubbles in the mold, and therefore my hand looks like it’s got lots of weird growths on it! So, this one will also have to be sanded down and painted. But still gift-worthy, I think!

Anna Grace

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