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Discovering Form

Discovering Form

It is time to start the design production of the larger pieces. The new models of the couples will be 35 cms high. This is a size that works well for me and easy transport too. I am…

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Shrink Gracefully…

Shrink gracefully…

Still working on the model making process; as I previously mentioned, the modeling clay I’ve used shrinks when it dries. For design purposes it is important to have some control that both pieces (male and female) shrink proportionately,…

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Hands-on, New Rough Sketches.

Hands-on, new rough sketches.

Making the first models was good to gain experience on how to work with modeling clay (the one that hardens up). This clay is not so user friendly, it shrinks while it dries and this leaves a rough…

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First Steps, Materializing Ideas.

First Steps, materializing ideas.

This is how it all started, the first sketch model inspired in a female Turkish folkloric dress.  I transferred this idea into modeling clay and as a next step a mold was made by Montagne Aardenwerkfabriek to slip…

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