Transforming a Plaster Bust With Copper Verdigris

White plaster busts are a dime a dozen at flea markets and thrift stores! They can usually be found with a nice price tag too! Transforming them is always fun and with the help of faux finishing products by Modern Masters, you can instantly add years of Patina!
How awesome is he?
My starting point...boring, right?
After a coat of Metal Effects Primer, I painted on a coat of Metal Effects Copper.
The Aging Solution {see the blog for all the details} begins to work in minutes!
Whatcha think? Does he look like he's been exposed to the elements for years?
I LOVE this stuff and can't wait for my next transformation!
Angela Davis- A to Z Custom Creations
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  • Geri Ann Geri Ann on Jun 28, 2016
    Love this look, it's beautiful Angela. I have a plaster Angel (about 18" tall) that I'd like to try this on. Would the small kit be enough? Do they sell this product in Michael's or JoAnne Fabrics? I live in SE Florida. Thx for your feedback...

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  • Valerie Valerie on May 31, 2014
    What a wonderful transformation!! Do you know if it would work on Styrofoam - one often comes across the 'heads' that are designed to hold wigs. It would not be as good as what you have achieved, but could be used in the garden. I love what you have done, and thanks so much for sharing and for all the instructions.

    • @Valerie Ya know, styrofoam is probably the only thing I have not tried it on! You have my mind racing!! I'll have to try it and report back! Thank you for the idea and for the sweet feedback :)