Friday, September 30, 2011

innocent when you dream

I didn't really get a lot done today. Too busy dealing with other things and the students!
I did make a mould of the pewter hawk's foot, using a 2-part silicone rubber compound and making it into a 2-part mould by a very rough-and-ready technique:

Fashion:Victim - In Memoriam ALMcQ (WIP 44)

I used this stuff before and it is surprising the way that a really terrible-looking mould can give a pretty good result. It hadn't fully cured at the end of the day today, so I'll not be able to try it until Monday.
Cast up some of the talons for The Illusion of Freedom Buys The Power of Destruction, one of the balls which will be part of Fashion:Victim:

Fashion:Victim - In Memoriam ALMcQ (WIP 45)

Also drew up the layout for the sphere in Rhino:

Fashion:Victim - In Memoriam ALMcQ (WIP 46)

Everyone at work has been laughing at this brilliant error of judgement seen in Sainsbury's by Russell Elder: