The headstands - the first dip creates the magic.

 The headstands after dip #1- slurry only

The headstands after dip #1- slurry only

The first dip is slurry only because it is wet and thin and creeps in to the tiniest crevice capturing the tiniest detail of the sculpture. It is what makes the magic happen. The other coats just protect the first coat.  

 I have 6 pieces under way right now. 

I have 6 pieces under way right now. 

 The three headstands molds are finished and dry.  ✅✅✅

The three headstands molds are finished and dry.  ✅✅✅

Now I will cut off the top of the cups in order to melt the wax out of the molds. 

 The three headstands with the top of the cup cut off and slits cut to     allow the gasses escape and the fluids to expand and not crack the shell. 

The three headstands with the top of the cup cut off and slits cut to     allow the gasses escape and the fluids to expand and not crack the shell.