Lost wax – The ceramic shells were tidied up around the neck/opening. The piece was then placed upside down in kiln that allowed the wax to melt out. Curing – Once cooled & checked over for any cracks, these are […]
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We made a few plaster casts of the rocks which form part of a current work in progress of Hilary Jack’s, titled ‘Shadow of the Future’. I then took a test work though to the rest of the stages towards […]
Thoughts on bronze during my course and residency at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, funded by A-N Artist Bursaries 2018. www.clareburnett.net
A-N Artist Bursary to develop experience in investment casting & finishing process with Scartworks, a foundry based in Ormskirk, Lancashire.
So time ticks by… what have I been doing? I guess the reading and writing part of my brain has been quite occupied and in the studio I’ve still been tinkering with small things. I have taken the bull by […]
To create my Sun God I’ve decided that all the elements to be used in it’s construction need to be cast into the plaster in one pour to give more strength to the structure, rather than trying to fix them […]
I’m using a 2 part addition cure RTV (room temperature vulcanization) silicone rubber that gives a flexible yet tough and reusable mould. The process starts by accurately measuring then mixing the silicone base material with the curing agent. The silicone […]