6th July 2012: Prosthetic and Fangs With my new fangs being full veneers instead of canine caps which I'm used to, this was a new experience! I heated up the veneers themselves in a cup of water at 60 degrees. Once this was done I placed them one at a time over the gums/teeth so that they curved to my jaw.
After that, I heated some plastic pellets in the same water (reheated) until they turned clear before pressing the plastic into the inside of the veneers and placing on my teeth. I pressed hard and folded the plastic around my teeth so that it formed a sort of retainer. I took them out and let them cool so they formed a hard plastic.
Now I can slip them onto my teeth and they hold in place, moulded perfectly to my teeth and gums!
6th July 2012: Prosthetic 3 After the first stage, I allowed the latex to dry. At this point, to make the latex less tacky I brushed over some thin sealant powder and then I used a brush to flick flecks of red paint onto the surface of the prosthetic. After this I covered my skin and the prosthetic with a layer of liquid foundation (though I should have thickened it!) and finally added some powder foundation to remove a horrid sheen I was getting when taking photos prior.
6th July 2012: Prosthetic 2 First things first! I put the prosthetic into position and sprinkled some powder over the edges so that when I removed it, I had a powder outline and knew where to put it when I stuck it down. Then I applied a thin layer of prostik (OMG SO MUCH BETTER THAN SPIRIT GUM!) to the inside of the prosthetic using a wedge sponge and did the same with my face.
When the adhesive had begun to go clear (it comes white) I applied the prosthetic to my face, starting at the middle and working my way out.
Had some issues with it sticking to my eye and over my nose but it's things I've come to expect really LOL This was a first attempt after all!
I then applied a layer of flesh-coloured latex to the prosthetic and went over the edges onto my skin to begin blending the edges. But I should have used edge-blending stuff first!
6th July 2012: Prosthetic Start Prosthetic as it arrived.
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