Wednesday, 14 January 2009

carved plaster molds








































here's some stuff i've been working on this week, just playing with colour application on to plaster flat molds they're carved with the imagery that i accentuate after the bisque firing with some more line work.

i also seem to have solved the photo emulsion product for silk screening search for the week, i went looking for 5 star which i used at college but of course that was a few years back and the product is no longer stocked or made i suppose. i had a call from premier art supplies today from a very friendly guy prob the manager, with answers to all my questions, they had a very long list of notes stuck onto the counter with ??'s for so and so...glad they read them!!
so when i pick up the tracing paper i can get stocks of the emulsion and cleaner too... yey.....

kevin also welded a new section to support the flue system and attached it to kiln this week, thanks kev... unfortunately holidays are over but i hope for a while i'll still have some extra studio time to play with all this new stuff...

5 comments:

  1. Thanks Ang, how come you sent the link to Emily? I don't understand? Also I was suprised to hear that the man you were doing the tables for had died, what happens now?
    I don't understand how everyone gets to put all these great videos on their blog, I am still trying to work out how to put Emily's blog list on my blog and as you can tell I'm not a happy chappy at the moment.

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  2. You are doing some really interesting work. Will the imagery on these become part of your tile series?

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  3. hey judith i've emailed you some info on vids hope it helps.

    hey patricia, the grandpa imagery is a constant image for me it's from a B&W photo i have of my grandfather in the UK sitting on a crate in the greenhouse, as for the dining stuff that's a repeat too, i think when you relate to something variations on the theme just continue, so the answer is probably yes....

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  4. hi paul, its a nice solid piece of work eh, just a bit of fibre and some slurry and we'll be up and running again..

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