Introduction: Mold and Cast a Hand With Alginate

About: French art sculptor / Artist & Youtuber

Step 1: Prepare the Alginate

Alginate is a powder which you have to mixed with water to obtain a mold mixture.

Assays are : 1 mesure of alginate for 1 mesure of lukewarm water.

Step 2: Make the Mold

Alginate is perfect for body mold. You can even use it on your teeth … dentists do it !

You have just to make the contact.

For a hand, plunge it in the mixture and wait few minutes. Time to make the mixture solid.

Step 3: Easy and Fast : Mold OK

When the mold is solid, you can get out you hand.

Step 4: Prepare Plaster

The mold have to be used immediately and it's for an unique cast.

So prepare some plaster.

Step 5: Cast Le Plaster in

Do it … do it … do it … !

Step 6: Plaster Is Now Solid

Properly, cut the mold to extract the cast.

Step 7: Here We Go !

A perfect plaster hand is …. !