I am very happy with the silicone mold so far, I have been able to make seven heads. Next up… painting. A closed mold is easier to spin around, learned that the hard/messy way. I wrapped a piece of cling wrap around a scrap of cardboard, silicone and cling wrap make a decent seal. Yes […]
With the outer shell done (plaster around pink silicone) I made the first casting. The gary head is the plastic casting (copy), the white one is the original sculpted (modeling clay) head, and the pink is the silicone negative. This is my first pour, I need to practice, a few thin spots and air bubbles. […]
Made the paster outer case and de-mould. It pulled out super well! The original is almost perfect. Super Happy. Outer Shell… Pulling the master from the silicone negative.
There are a few blogs I keep up with, thejealouscurator is one. So I was reading this article and then my world shrank a little. this is how it happened (the shrinking)… I’m reading, reading, cool picture of a book, reading some more, reading a name ‘Vincent’, more reading, cool picture, …what did i just read? Now i’m […]
Starting the mold (mould) from the sculpture. Finished the left eye and nose, then started the mould process. I was nervous at first, I always thought that the original sculpture would be trash if you didn’t make the mould just right (that’s for plaster moulds), but after the first layer was dry I was hooked. I […]
Spicing up the gallery. I am moving to a new space, same building, and thought it would be worth a saturday. I thought about it for a minute and started with brown butcher paper for visual structure. Then an aqua and beige landscape under it, with a little white line for more structure. Then […]
Working and getting excited about this new, in-progress, body of work (5×7 collage drawings, done with paper, paint and ink.) will be shown at the Hive Gallery in May for “The Lines Attack” show. I have been attempting to illustrate a narrative that until now only lived in my sketchbooks, it’s a fractured series of […]
So I was reading the jealous curator and found Jessica Brilli. She is a painter with an exciting brush and pallet. I picked up one of her pieces and wanted to share some of her work with you. You can also find some newer work at the Walker-Cunningham gallery
At the dinning table working out the pieces. Enjoying the graphic effect of cut paper. Wonderful things are happening when I mix in ink and paint.