NEWS FROM THE POND

NEWS FROM THE POND

Finishing Techniques

Making 3D Signs With Foam

December 12th, 2013

After you have carved out the 3D elements of your sign you will need to finish them. Finishing refers to a range of activities. Depending on the type of foam and the number of pieces joined together, the first step in finishing might involve applying a layer of mud (a special plaster) over the foam and sanding it down. This is done to cover seams and to provide a smooth surface on which to spray the protective coating.

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