What kind of cement do you use to make sculpted garden art

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Dec 10, 2017
    https://www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/garden/cement-rhubarb-leaf-tutorial-18428815

  • Emily Emily on Dec 10, 2017
    my husband is a sculptor and we have been discussing this very topic recently. He has a sculpture we can not afford to cast in bronze (lifesized) and we were talking about materials suitable for outside here in Maine. Do you definitely have to have cement?

  • Emily Emily on Dec 12, 2017
    We have another copy of this sculpture in our yard. The yard one is made of Portland cement and silica sand and water. It has been there oh, maybe 30 years, anyway a long time. It is fine. This is Quannah Parker the famous Commanci chief, but this bust is not made of cement. Both pieces were cast after being sculpted in clay.

  • Emily Emily on Dec 12, 2017
    I answered this question last night. I get confused because it seems that many question posts get posted twice so hard to tell which one is answered.