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Metallic head

Create this metallic sculpture from a polystyrene mannequin head and a couple of Resene testpots.

Resene art with Mark Rayner - Project 87

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Filler, Putty knife or similar, Paintbrush, Polystyrene mannequin head, PVA glue, Resene Quick Dry, Resene testpots of Resene Copyrite and Resene Proton.

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Red Berry.

Other ideas: For a rich gold sculpture apply two coats of Resene Bullion over a basecoat of Resene Porsche.

Step 1
Step one
Apply a little PVA glue to the mannequin head.
Step 2
Step two
While the glue is still wet, apply some filler to the mannequin head using the putty knife.
Step 3
Step three
Repeat steps one and two until the head is covered with filler. Allow to dry thoroughly.
Step 4
Step four
Apply one coat of PVA glue to the head and allow to dry thoroughly.
Step 5
Step five
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the head and allow two hours to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Apply one coat of Resene Copyrite to the head and allow two hours to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Proton to the head and allow two hours to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Proton to the head and allow two hours to dry.

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