Many people have been asking me when the multicultural souvenirs will be available on the market for purchase. I admit, I would love to see the new Dutch Kissing Couples and the Stroopwafels on the market somewhere. It would beContinue reading
Category: First steps
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 using plastilineContinue reading
Three inspiring visits
Many things inspire me for this project. From what I see around me, to books, phrases, exhibitions and my students. I will be sharing some of these inspiration sources with you. Today I’d like to start with these three: TheContinue reading
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, so thatContinue reading
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 texture. ThisContinue reading