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B&W Zebra

06-Nov-23

Craft Tutorials, Permastone

ACTÍVA Products

Materials Needed:

  • Activa PermaStone
  • Measuring cup
  • Mixing container
  • Water
  • Spoon
  • Zebra shape mold
  • Tray
  • Paper clip
  • Sandpaper
  • Pencil
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Paint Brush

Step 1

Mixing

Mix compound according to package directions.
Add 1.5 parts Perma Stone into 1 part water in a clean, disposable mixing container.

Mix gently and slowly until a pancake batter consistency is reached.

Step 2

Pour

Place the mold in a tray.

Pour the PermaStone mixture into the mold.

Gently tap or vibrate the mold on the tray to release any air bubbles.

Large air bubbles can be popped with fingertips.

Step 3

Hook

When the PermaStone begins to set up, insert a paperclip half way into the PermaStone.

Step 4

Cure

Allow the Perma Stone to cure. Average setting time is approximately 20-30 minutes.

Step 5

Removal

Loosen the castings from the mold by gently pulling back on the mold’s edges.

Lift the casting completely out of the mold.

Step 6

Dry

Allow the casting to completely dry.
Drying time will vary depending on temperature and humidity levels.
The PermaStone will gradually become lighter in color as it dries.

Step 7

Smooth

File down any rough edges on the casting using sand paper or a file.

Step 8

Pattern

Draw the zebra’s line pattern on the face in pencil.

Step 9

Paint

Paint the zebra casting using black acrylic paint.

2023-11-06