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Body Casting Manual

28/02/2010

I am publishing a small book teaching Body casting techniques. 

A complete body casting tutorial explaining in details how to make a realistic, life size and very elegant plaster sculpture of someone’s torso (or any other body part.)

It can be purchased in paperback and other formats on Amazon.com

The “Body Casting Manual” is a complete and easy to follow life casting instruction manual explaining in details how to make a realistic, life size and very elegant plaster sculpture of someone’s torso (or any other body part.) A rewarding project The manual focuses on a simple yet wonderfully rewarding project taking you through all the necessary steps to make a casting of a female torso. We have selected affordable and easy to source products and illustrated a method that is both proven and easy to implement, ensuring that you complete your sculpture to satisfaction with a minimum of fuss. The resulting sculpture will be an amazingly faithful reproduction of someone’s body, a durable and elegant memento. The manual also explains some other methods and techniques to cast other body parts such as hands, face, hair, pregnant belly, clothing and how to use some other casting materials. What does the manual cover? Overview of the process. What tools and materials to buy, how much to buy and where to buy it from. Step by step directions. Finishing, hanging. Safety tips Troubleshooting. Pictures and illustrations. Other projects (hands, face, pregnant belly etc…). Using other materials than plaster. Measurements are expressed in both metric and US customary units. Most importantly, the manual tells you exactly where to buy some of the special materials needed, saving you much time and effort and includes a comprehensive list of supplies stores (USA, Canada, UK, Australia, NZ, South Africa, France and more…) An online video clip illustrating the entire step by step body casting procedure is recommended viewing.

See below some of my bodycastings made using the method described in the book.

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