Common questions

How do you use rigid wrap plaster cloth?


How do you use rigid wrap plaster cloth?


  1. Gather your supplies.
  2. Cut you Plaster Rigid Wrap Cloth into 1 inch strips.
  3. Dip a strip of Plaster Rigid Wrap Cloth into a bowl of water.
  4. Run your fingers over the Plaster Rigid Wrap Cloth to remove excess water.
  5. Smooth the Plaster Rigid Wrap Cloth carefully over your balloon.

Is Rigid Wrap plaster wrap?

ACTIVA Rigid Wrap is a premium plaster infused cloth perfect for any sculptor. Designed specifically for the finest detail and a superior outcome, Rigid Wrap is ideal for any 3 dimensional craft project; mask making, jewelry, home décor, school or science fair projects.

What is plaster wrap made of?

Made of pre-shrunk cotton gauze fabric infused with Plaster of Paris. It is easily activated in water and wrapped, folded, draped or applied pm armatures, wire mesh or any solid surface.

What can I use instead of plaster cloth?

Paper towels work. Some people use those heavier blue shop towels. I hear you can get plaster cloth a lot cheaper at a medical supply store.

How do you make plaster cloth?

  1. Lay down some newspaper on the floor to avoid getting dry plaster everywhere.
  2. Dip a roll of gauze in the water bucket.
  3. Unroll the gauze flat on the floor and sprinkle the dry plaster lightly over the gauze.
  4. Gently rub the plaster powder into the damp gauze.
  5. Store the gauze or use it that day.

Can you make your own plaster?

Plaster of Paris is a simple craft material that can be easily made at home. All you need is flour and water, or glue and water if you’d rather not handle flour. Once you’ve made it, you can use it to make plaster casts, molds, or even chalk!

What can I use instead of plaster?

Wood Planks. Wood planks will be a fantastic option to consider for anyone who would like to achieve a rustic look.

  • Plastic Panels.
  • Plywood.
  • Veneer Plaster.
  • Pegboard.
  • Lath and Plaster.
  • Wahoo Walls.
  • Textured Wall Panels.