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Assignment Three: Part Three – Stage 4 –

Assignment Three: Part Three – Stage 4 – Sorting

Project 1 – Moulding from a surface The moulding relief paste was far and away my favourite medium for this exercise. The paste combines well with textiles, takes crisp imprints, remains maleable and can be coloured, stitched and worked into. It is also accepts embedded objects well. The variety of pastes available (pearl, matte, gloss […]

Project 2 – Casting the internal surface

Assingment Three - Casting the internal space of a vessel - Kinetic sand and wax crayon

Metal parts and jewellery are frequently cast using ‘green sand’. Following some research I found various sources that suggested this could be achieved with kinetic sand. Kinetic sand is regular fine sand blended with a synthetic product, polydimethylsiloxane. This makes it behave like wet sand that can be moulded and shaped more readily than regular […]