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So I was playing around with some clay and ended up sculpting an entire head on a blucky skull that I had covered in paper mache. I like it so much that I want to keep it. So I need some advice from the group. How do I make it permanent? I was considering painting several coats of drylock since I want to go for a stone appearance anyway, but would that be enough? I’ve also considered an enamel finish and then paint, but I just don’t know and I don’t want to screw it up in the learning process. Got any ideas? Please share ‘em. Thanks in advance!
 

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If it's the non-drying oil clay you will have to make a mold and cast a copy.
And since it's an oil base, latex mold is probably not the best way (oil breaks down latex). That leaves silicone (expensive but you get what you pay for) or plaster as your mold options.

Plaster is a cheap option that potentially would be adequate. Depends on what you want to cast it out of and how many undercuts are in the sculpt.
 
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