Thursday, September 24, 2009

Cool Santa for Gingerbread

I just finished pouring silicone to make a couple more “Mother” molds. This Santa arrived yesterday. I prepped it last night with mineral oil to help seal it and today I used Vaseline to seal the worm holes so the silicone would not travel to far into the surface and become stuck. The Santa came from the town of Biberach an der Riss in Germany. The owner gave me a date of about 1850 for its creation. It’ll become a Speculaas and gingerbread mold. Paper casting will also be made from it for framing.