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How to Life-Cast Hands: Alginate Molding & Pouring a Plaster Positive - FREE CHAPTER

Learn how to make Life-Casts with FX Veteran Mark Viniello (Alien Resurrection, Lord of The Rings, Where The Wild Things Are).

Jul 14, 2017

In this free excerpt from FX veteran Mark Viniello's "How to Life-Cast - Head, Hands & Feet" video course, you'll learn professional techniques for copying human hands in plaster.

Working with seaweed-based alginate molding material and Hydrocal® White Gypsum Cement, Viniello reveals his secrets for capturing form and surface detail with a minimum of distortion.

FREE CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • How to Life-Cast with Alginate
  • Controlling Setting Time
  • Tips for Mixing Hydrocal
  • Pouring the Plaster Positive
  • Avoiding Air Bubbles

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