Thursday, February 21, 2013

Bronze pour

Ceramic shell ready for bronze!

The rib silicone molds did not dry correctly, so I have to clean the clay ribs and create a simple clay and foam walled mold. I then poured rubbed in the molds.

The start of the steel frame for glass to be inside, ultimately to hold my bronze work

The bronze pour!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

pouring the center portion for the sprue

 simple silicone mold for a small part of the rib

 spongebob makes a great sprue:)
 fellow sculptures

 heating plate, heated by a propane tank, allows me to melt wax quickly

 sprues complete.