Plaster Casting Leaves for Great Wall Art!

Susan Myers
by Susan Myers
Using large leaves from my Elephant Ear plant, I casted them in plaster for a great display piece.
Susan Myers
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  • Sherry H. Sherry H. on Jul 04, 2016
    How do I go about casting my things in plaster, leaves especially. I need instructions and Info. I would like to do this as a gift. Thank You, Sherry H.

  • Sherry H. Sherry H. on Jul 25, 2016
    How is it attached to wall? Thank You, Sherry Hampton

  • Cyn5579596 Cyn5579596 on Aug 09, 2016
    I made a plaster of Paris cast with a leaf. After removing the leaf and the plaster had dried,it broke. What can be done I use the ratio 2:1. Can I recycle the broken pieces of plaster

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  • Darlene McCuistion Darlene McCuistion on Nov 15, 2016
    Yes, I definitely will!

  • Patty Anderson Patty Anderson on Aug 21, 2017
    I loved your project! I wanted to make my own plaster leaves. I did some more research. When I did my leaves, I coated them twice with mod podge, then painted them with acrylics. Then I sprayed them with a clear coat, twice. That makes That makes 5 coats of additional protection. I'm sure they are still fragile, but they look lovely! Thank you so much for your inspirational post!!!!