1st Casting from Bird Carcass 
fiberglass resin: original casting made directly from the carcass of this bird.
shaping original casting with Dremel and files
wax added to original casting to fill air bubbles and redefine shape
Silicone Mold
wax sprue and vents, a wall of cardboard and duct tape and sealed it with hot glue
poured silicone
1st Casting from Mold
polyester resin with a dried leaf, dried fern, and feather
out of the mold
basic cleaning: lapidary wheel, Dremel, and corse sanding
finished product: smoothed with acetone and finished with polyester spray finish
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