How-to: Stop-mo Hands Mould

Making the original hand in sculpey around a firm metal tool for support:

Setting the mould in place in a sealed box, and choosing what to use as markers so the two halves fit together well, two polystyrene balls chosen.

Once first half is dry, petroleum jelly is smoothed all over the top to make sure the two halves come apart easily. Next half is then poured on and left to set.

Once dry, the halves are removed from the box and separated:

And voila the mold is complete! Now I need to go and buy some silicone...

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