Artist Jim Dine, with the help of the Walla Walla Foundry crew, sculpted plaster onto
the foam patterns for the full scale model.
Most globes dating from the 16th to the early 20th century were made of papier mache covered with a layer of plaster onto
which 12 sections of paper maps were pasted.
I tried to fool the machine by taking my wedding ring off and when it was clear the machine wasn't fooled I even tried putting a plaster onto
one of my fingers.
Next transfer some of the plaster onto
a hawk (the small board you hold and apply the plaster from) with your trowel.
Now Daryle prefers teaching plastering tips to trainees in a warm workshop to smoothing plaster onto
walls on an ice-encrusted building site.
For example the 20m X 2m sculpture called 'Trench 10' was made by pouring plaster onto
the chalk surface of an excavated Bronze Age ditch.