Cold cast

A cold process used in sculpture to cast designs in resin which can be done in a studio. The resin is painted into a flexible mould-making in layers with glass fibre and left to set. No heat is involved as in casting metals in a foundry. A metallic powder can be added to create a bronzed or other metallic effect.

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Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, by Peter Lambda, 1950 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier
by Peter Lambda
1950
NPG 5481a

Leonard Sidney Woolf, by Charlotte Hewer (Mrs D.T. Evans), 1968 - NPG  - Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Leonard Sidney Woolf
by Charlotte Hewer (Mrs D.T. Evans)
1968
NPG 4938

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