October 31, 2016

So, I've really been using my molds and cranking out Snog figures. It's fun, I'm learning and I'm even building a bit of confidence in what I'm doing. Was building confidence, that is...

So I made a batch of both big and little snogs Friday evening. I did them quite qui...

October 26, 2016


I was able to pour more silicone onto my half-way-done-oh-no-i-messed-up would-be mold, and it worked! Almost too well... The silicone of this cast encased my new figure so well, I had a hell of a time trying to pull out the clay!

I ultimately was able to get...

October 24, 2016

So, I sculpted a second Snog figure, this time really planning for how it will be pulled from the mold. I want to create a mold that will be able to maintain its integrity and ultimately let me cast many figures from it. I learned a another important lesson in this att...

October 18, 2016

I decided to paint my first figure, to polish some of the imperfections. I chose to use a stark black to give some nice contrast and a retro feel. This was a bit of an homage to the greats like Mickey and Snoopy.

I was even able to cast 2 more figures from my broken mol...

October 17, 2016

I used Smooth-On Mold Star 16 Fast to cast my clay sculpture, regretfully, I didn't take any photos of the clay figure. The silicone took about 30 min to cure, and I learned some very important lessons regarding appendages and spacial reasoning. The ears broke off and...

September 22, 2016

I'm prepping and organizing all the things I'll be bringing tomorrow. The air is definitely full of a strange mix of nervous butterflies and excited determination. Honestly, I still haven't prepped a reel of any sort. I've got so much printed materials I plan on bringi...

August 22, 2016

I managed to put in an order with Sticker Robot last night, all else equal, stickers will be delivered in time for Graduation/Portfolio Show, which is Sept 22nd. Yay!

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