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Next steps

So just when I thought I had finished, I was awake much of the night thinking … and it always strikes me as remarkable but strangely right that my working process often involves going back to the beginning, fishing out something […]

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Some final thoughts

So now it’s time to sum up something of what I’ve done with my bursary. I have experimented with casting resin into blocks and worked with Meltdowns in Ramsgate to learn some of the technical stuff and done lots of […]

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Time nearly up

I realise I need to wrap this project up …. and want to do that by developing the sculptural collage idea in my previous post, though time is rather against me in the, as usual, slightly frantic run-up to Christmas, which […]

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Watching resin dry….

I had another morning at Meltdowns Foundry on Tuesday, this time applying resin with a brush. I didn’t put quite enough catalyst into the mixture which meant that the afternoon was spent staring at the work and trying to speed […]

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Day 2 of resin and paper experiments

Today I knocked the resin out of the moulds and realised how much less work it is if you get the mould right in the first place: I would have needed even more shellack… I think I’ll try melamine moulds […]

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First day of resin and paper experiments

Somewhere in my last post I mentioned a small MDF mould, actually it was 10 MDF moulds that were supposed to be cubes but weren’t. I could have kicked myself but I’d already ordered the squares from a local timber […]

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Preliminary meeting at Meltdowns, Ramsgate

I had my first meeting with Sarah and Steve at Meltdowns Foundry in Ramsgate and objective 1 was to actually locate the place. We agreed that the work will be done over the summer, before which I need to make […]

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Reflective thinking

Having had a seminar presented by two RCA students studying MA in Fine Art, I then had a fabulous tutorial with one of the students about my degree work. Sounds strange, but I was struggling to really believe the connection […]

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