Author: netwiz

Proper Plaster Cast Mixing to Avoid Bubbles and Cracks

Blog | October 1st, 2018

Plaster is a wonderful medium to work with, but it requires often meticulous processes to ensure that the end-result is as flawless as can be.

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What are The Basic Factors of a Good Plaster Design?

Blog | March 23rd, 2018

Good plaster design work must display fine artistic form, balance, lines and if desired, clear motifs. Especially when master plaster designers are creating Roman style columns, Greek cornice work or Victorian style balustrade, the specific form and characteristic style elements of these historic periods must be evident to the observer. Of course, there are many […]

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Noteworthy Features of Plaster Fireplaces

Blog | February 28th, 2018

The graceful yet dynamic design and presence of a custom plaster fireplace in your home will bring elegant charm and definition to your overall interior decor, regardless of the decorative style of your rooms. While making an impressive fashion statement, your fireplace will attract much attention as a major focal point of the overall design […]

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The Art of Plaster Busts: Recreating Classical and Historical Pieces for Interior Designs

Blog | February 14th, 2018

Busts have been a staple in many a study since time of Imperial Rome (although earlier examples that date back to Ancient Egypt and Sumer also exist). Originally created as a way to commemorate relatives or ancestors, and sometimes even employed for ancestor worship, the use of busts later became a means to showcase famed […]

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Plaster Urns as Planters for Your Garden

Blog | January 30th, 2018

When creating your garden, you have a variety of choices in plants, layout, growing medium and planters. It is the latter that we will be discussing in this information or more specifically plaster urns as planters. Adding these urns to your garden will add a formal touch regardless of the plants that they contain. This […]

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Restoration, Reproduction, and Replication of Historic and Modern Plaster Arts: Why Choose Hopkins Plaster Studio?

Blog | January 18th, 2018

If your community needs restoration of fine quality plaster columns of Ancient Roman Tuscan or Greek Doric style in your community conference center or public library, the highly skilled and expertly trained artisans of Hopkins Plaster Studio will complete this project in a timely and fine-caliber, professional manner.

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What Makes Plaster Material a Good Choice for Crown Moulding?

Blog | December 11th, 2017

Plaster crown mouldings add grace and elegance to a room’s overall decor. As decorative elements, they are usually seen at the tops of walls, just beneath the ceiling. They are also often used to cap the tops of cabinet edges, pilasters, window frames and door jams as well as in cornice designs.

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Why Plaster Designs and Ornaments are Best for Mediterranean Style Homes

Blog | December 4th, 2017

Today’s Mediterranean-style homes replicate the home architecture found in the countries of the Mediterranean region of the world, including Italy, France, Spain and in parts of Greece. To be true to the style of this design, you must choose your enhancements carefully to ensure you capture its unique appearance and ambiance. You may think that […]

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More Artistic Plaster Embellishments and Designs for Bathrooms

Blog | November 8th, 2017

Attractive contemporary bathroom designs can include artistic plaster ornamentation to enhance the decorative quality of the room’s interior style. Some clever home or business owners understand how dynamically they can change the overall design quality and fashion of a bathroom simply by adding ornamental plaster designs.

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Ornamental Plaster Design Ideas for Bathrooms

Blog | November 6th, 2017

When you include customised ornamental plaster design work in your new or updated bathroom decor, the resulting interior will glow with softly reflected light and vitality. Classical ornamentation in plaster tends to soften the decorative effect, while starker, linear and geometrical patterns and shapes common in modern minimalist interior designs sharpen and define the room’s shape, dimensions and ambiance.

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