Plaster Room 03/12/18

Today I got the third and final rose ran up, then attached to the cup with the rest using hot knives and wax. Then I painted a layer of shellac over everything, to help the grog to stick to it, and once it was dry I covered it all in first coat grog. Once that […]

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Plaster Room 29/11/18

I am putting the leaves to one side for now, they have been dipped in wax so they should stay in a usable condition over the break. The above photos show the process of prepping the wax dipped roses to go into a plaster mould- Lindsey was showing me how to do it in a […]

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Plaster Room 26/11/18

Notes Made up a batch of herculite for my hot rubber moulds- to demonstrate the process I am going to leave them exactly as they came out of the moulds I made sure to wiggle the moulds as I poured to make sure the plaster got into every crevice The bones came out beautifully but […]

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Tutorial with Jonathan 22/11/18

We spoke about how my river project has taken up most of my time, and that I enjoyed having a structure in place from having deadlines for the metal pour, certain days of the foundry being open, and the deadline for the summer show to work towards- I felt much more stable having a rhythm […]

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22/11/2018 Online Group Tutorial

Not feeling too well today, so I have joined the online tutorial group rather than going to class this morning. Notes: discussing the Yayoi Kusama exhibition and sharing photos the relationship to Kusama’s paintings and Janet’s work- both paint flat, so the works have no “right way” up, but Janet said: “it reveals itself in […]

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Metal Workshop 19/11/18

Monday 19th Was planning on working on the bronze brick in the foundry today, but it was closed due to staff illness, so I popped next door to the metal workshop and asked if I could do some work in there instead. I had to leave the brick cast for today, as I needed the […]

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