Tagged: Clay

Casting a clay figure

Casting a clay figure

Getting a clay sculpture cast into another material can be a tricky and expensive business. This series of blog posts is to share my experience of getting a life modelled figure from clay, to re-usable mould,...

Casting a clay figure: reusable rubber moulds

As getting a mould made professionally was proving too costly for me, I took a gamble and signed up for the ‘reusable rubber mould making’ course at the Art Academy. Doing it myself might not have the...

Casting a clay figure: figure & texture

The texture of the figure is deliberately left open and rough; I like the contrast between this and the calm nature of Fred’s pose and expression. Casting a clay figure series Drawings, measurements & armature...