Place the plaster gauze in water. Wait a few seconds and it's ready to use. Can be cut into smaller pieces or used directly from the roll. Can be placed on plastic, glass, wire mesh, cardboard, papier-mâché etc. Apply vaseline first if using on the skin.
How to use plaster gauze Wear gloves and put a plastic or waxed cloth on the table. Start by cutting the gauze into smaller pieces so that it is ready for use before starting work. Place the wet plaster gauze on top of metal, glass, polystyrene or wire mesh and smooth with your fingers, the more layers of gauze, the more robust. Allow the plaster gauze to dry until the next day, when you can paint and varnish the dry plaster gauze. Please note: The wet plaster gauze will soften cardboard and other absorbent materials, so cover them with masking tape beforehand..
The possibilities with plaster gauze are endless, and we would like to give you some inspiration for your next plaster project:.
- Create your own candleholders from plaster gauze and glass. Use some old jam jars and use the finished candles to create a cosy atmosphere indoors and outdoors
- Make unique little bowls for jewellery, potpourri and similar by sticking on plaster and adding colour
- Shape masks directly onto your skin and decorate them with paint, decorations and glitter
Plaster gauze is made of pads pre-treated with plaster powder. Plaster is one of the easiest materials to work with, since after just a few seconds in water, it is ready for use. It’s so easy to get the whole family involved. Together, you can create many beautiful plaster pieces, by modelling or casting.