Should do this for cooking utensils instead of paintbrushes that way the spoon part doesn't touch the dirty counters. Handmade pottery brush rest, would be so great for paintbrushes when I'm varnishing things. Could easily translate to polymer.
Fill nylon stocking with concrete for the base. Create gills underneath the cap with thin sheets of metal. Sculpt a mold for the cap, and press it into WET sand lined with a thin sheet of plastic, and slowly fill with concrete. Add realism by removing sma