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Bust
bust | 23cm clay

9Sep12 | bust

23cm clay

bust | 23cm clay

9Sep12 | bust

23cm clay

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Conqueror – Process

 

Metal casting workshop at Emily Carr University over a period of 11 weeks.

photo 1111_0266_1 | concept development

17Mar12 | photo 1111_0266_1

concept development

photo 1112_0270 | concept development

17Mar12 | photo 1112_0270

concept development

Conqueror | 22cm, clay

14Jan12 | Conqueror

22cm, clay

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Conqueror | 22cm, clay

14Jan12 | Conqueror

22cm, clay

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Conqueror wip | Recreate the model, making sure the clay stays wet and there are no undercuts

22Jan12 | Conqueror wip

Recreate the model, making sure the clay stays wet and there are no undercuts

Conqueror wip | Attatch the clay to a board and build a clay wall up to the profile line

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Attatch the clay to a board and build a clay wall up to the profile line

Conqueror wip | Secure the boards around the model and seal the gaps with more clay

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Secure the boards around the model and seal the gaps with more clay

Conqueror wip | Fill the box the plaster

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Fill the box the plaster

Conqueror wip | Wait for it to dry

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Wait for it to dry

Conqueror wip | First half of the mold is ready. Flip it and clean it

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

First half of the mold is ready. Flip it and clean it

Conqueror wip | Add new boards around it and seal them as well

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Add new boards around it and seal them as well

Conqueror wip | Fill second half with plaster

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Fill second half with plaster

Conqueror wip | Make a mess

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Make a mess

Conqueror wip | Open the two parts and remove the clay pieces

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Open the two parts and remove the clay pieces

Conqueror wip | Clean up the mold

4Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Clean up the mold

Conqueror wip | Fill the mold with wax and empty it out several times, until a thick shell of wax is build

11Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Fill the mold with wax and empty it out several times, until a thick shell of wax is build

Conqueror wip | Cool down the mold and remove the wax

11Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Cool down the mold and remove the wax

Conqueror wip | Start putting together the pieces of wax

13Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Start putting together the pieces of wax

Conqueror wip | Add and model all the details

17Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Add and model all the details

Conqueror wip | The complete wax model

18Feb12 | Conqueror wip

The complete wax model

Conqueror wip | Make the main sprue loop for the bronze to flow in

18Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Make the main sprue loop for the bronze to flow in

Conqueror wip | Attach it to the model

19Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Attach it to the model

Conqueror wip | Complete with all the sprues, runners and core pins

25Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Complete with all the sprues, runners and core pins

Conqueror wip | Secure it to a board and apply alcohol to prevent air bubble formation

25Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Secure it to a board and apply alcohol to prevent air bubble formation

Conqueror wip | Add a flask

25Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Add a flask

Conqueror wip | Mix the investment

25Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Mix the investment

Conqueror wip | Fill up the flask with the investment

25Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Fill up the flask with the investment

Conqueror wip | Put it in the kiln for a week to melt all the wax

25Feb12 | Conqueror wip

Put it in the kiln for a week to melt all the wax

Conqueror wip | Melt some bronze

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Melt some bronze

Conqueror wip | Pour the bronze into the investment mold

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Pour the bronze into the investment mold

Conqueror wip | Wait an hour

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Wait an hour

Conqueror wip | Remove canister

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Remove canister

Conqueror wip | Reveal moment

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Reveal moment

Conqueror wip | Continue breaking the investment

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Continue breaking the investment

Conqueror wip | Use various tools to clean up the investment

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Use various tools to clean up the investment

Conqueror wip | Things are looking good

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Things are looking good

Conqueror wip | Sand blast to clean up any remaining investment

3Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Sand blast to clean up any remaining investment

Conqueror wip | Start cutting off the channels

10Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Start cutting off the channels

Conqueror wip | There are a few minor problems that can be fixed

10Mar12 | Conqueror wip

There are a few minor problems that can be fixed

Conqueror wip | There are a few minor problems that can be fixed

10Mar12 | Conqueror wip

There are a few minor problems that can be fixed

Conqueror wip | Welding any holes and gaps

17Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Welding any holes and gaps

Conqueror wip | Use angle grinder to work on the flat surface

17Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Use angle grinder to work on the flat surface

Conqueror wip | Continue by hand with sandpapers

24Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Continue by hand with sandpapers

Conqueror wip | Make sure the surface is as flat as possible

24Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Make sure the surface is as flat as possible

Conqueror wip | Polish the surface to get it as shinny as possible

31Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Polish the surface to get it as shinny as possible

Conqueror wip | Apply patina on parts of the surface

31Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Apply patina on parts of the surface

Conqueror wip | Weight 2.5kg

31Mar12 | Conqueror wip

Weight 2.5kg

Conqueror | 21cm Bronze | Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver | West End

31Mar12 | Conqueror

21cm Bronze

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Final piece.

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Conqueror Clay
Conqueror | 22cm, clay

14Jan12 | Conqueror

22cm, clay

Conqueror | 22cm, clay

14Jan12 | Conqueror

22cm, clay

A prototype model  of the bronze version.

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Twist Face
Twist Face | 20cm, clay & acrylics

26Dec11 | Twist Face

20cm, clay & acrylics

Twist Face | 20cm, clay & acrylics

26Dec11 | Twist Face

20cm, clay & acrylics

Twist Face | 20cm, clay & acrylics

26Dec11 | Twist Face

20cm, clay & acrylics

Twist Face | 20cm, clay & acrylics

26Dec11 | Twist Face

20cm, clay & acrylics

Twist face WIP | 20cm, clay

8Nov11 | Twist face WIP

20cm, clay

Twist face WIP | 20cm, clay

8Nov11 | Twist face WIP

20cm, clay

 

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Reclining Head
Reclining Head | 20cm baked clay

27Apr10 | Reclining Head

20cm baked clay

Reclining Head | 20cm baked clay

27Apr10 | Reclining Head

20cm baked clay

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