The dagger is carved and sculpted out of polyurethane foam, and then hand painted. I began sculpting the foam and then sanded it down to the correct size and shape. Once the dagger shape was the way I wanted it, I painted a sealant of watered down mod podge. I used a flat white paint and mixed in Rosco paints to give the hilt a marble design. I used a metallic paint for the blade and gold accent pieces.
Some of the techniques I used, but are not limited to are...
• Foam Carving