So the work continues. This blast of cool air is just what I needed to get this thing to dry... and not a moment too soon as Halloween is next Monday. I found nearly a perfect heart for him at Target (the only thing is it is slightly small). But it looks like a real heart and pulses a red light. More pics here
Stage one is almost done. the next step is to use paper clay to smooth out the inconsistencies. the paint and seal! But before that happens I have to somehow figure out what I need to do to make the long fingers above his head support their own weight.