Some new plaster masks on the bench

I have been working on some new mask pieces the past few weeks. Here are the results.

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I have been trying to work with plaster unsuccessfully for the past few years off and on. I finally have it figured out I think. All of these pieces are all plaster and plaster bandages, the clown piece has a Apoxie sculpt nose. The biggest issue I have had working in plaster is that it sucks up most of the paint I put on the surface. That has finally been solved.

They are painted with acrylic paints, acrylic inks, and acrylic glaze.



El Gallo Diablo

I had forgotten about this piece. I found him in the corner of the basement.

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Mask rehabilitation

I have been going through old pieces I made several years ago. These were experiments, I was playing with new materials then and didn’t spend as much time as I should have painting them and caring for them. They spent a good amount of time on my shop floor, and then a shelf until they were rescued and put in a plastic bin and stored away. I decided to touch them up today and fix some of the blemishes that had developed. They has chips in their paint and some broken, crumbling edges.

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The one on the left is plaster and inks, the one on the right is  mache clay and acrylic and inks.




Archive pictures of Dolly

I was recently collecting old pictures from various computers and found these.

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