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it's now time to abuse Vaughn!
had no idea that this was going on. (Photo courtesy of Louis
while John and Heather were holding up the signs, I was continuing my
patter about the properties of Alginate.
Vaughn did find out about the signs (the next day), he replied, "No
wonder everyone was laughing so hard!"
these signs were all John and Heather's idea, and I didn't even know
about it either! Bad John! Bad Heather!
the Alginate is fully set, and the signs are put away, it's time to
cover the Alginate with plaster bandages to reinforce it.
we finish the front...(Photo courtesy of Louis
Vaughn around and do the back! While he was under the mix, I would ask
him to give me a "thumbs up" if he was ok, and he would respond.
Of course, sice he was covered in plastic bags, his "thumbs up"
looked a little odd. I mnetioned that it probably wasn't his thumb!
He later told me that I was right, it wasn't his thumb. It was a different
soon, his head is completely covered in plaster. (Photo courtesy of
knocking on the paster to see if it was cured yet. Later, Vaughn told
me that if I knocked on it one more time he was going to kick me!
the plaster bandages are completely hard, we remove them in two halves
and set them aside. (Photo courtesy of Louis
is almost done!
is the removed bandage mother mold. (Photo courtesy of Louis
now we slowly slice the alginate to get Vaughn out.
by little and making sure that we don't cut poor Vaughn. (Photo courtesy
of Louis Zegel)
finally, he's free! (Photo courtesy of Louis
we check the mold and make sure it came out ok, and it did!
fully out and John is checking out the negative of Vaughn's head. (Photos
courtesy of Louis Zegel)
nice! (Photo courtesy of Louis Zegel)
we remove the bald cap.
finally, we get to cut him out of the plastic bags he's wrapped in.
look, he's none the worst for wear!
checking his head.
we put the Alginate mold back inside the plaster mold and then fill
it with plaster. (Photo courtesy of Louis
here I am giving Vaughn a big thank you! I was somehow able to convince
him to play us another song before he left to get cleaned up for the
another panel was on it's way into the room we were in, so we had to
clean up really quick, and move the mold out to the hallway for the
big unveiling! And guess what the panel was? "How to Stay Home
and Play Video Games All Day". Hell, I could teach that! They should
just come to my house and learn everything they need to know!
we are slowly removing the plaster head from the mold. (Photo courtesy
of Louis Zegel)
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