Another Journey in Latex

The big guy and his little buddy begin the ten day latex mold build. They just got their first coat of liquid latex and will get approximately nineteen more coats. In the photo, the big guy on the left is a plaster casting that I fixed a few things on that caused problems in mold I made of him. He developed a tear around his tail that this new mold hopefully won’t.

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Here Comes the Blue Goop

I thought some folks might be interested in seeing some of the steps in the mold making process of the “pug head tilt” sculptures I’ve been working one. The blue stuff is a silicone called Oomoo 30. I just poured these and I now have six hours of anticipation with my fingers crossed that no air bubbles are going to mess them up. I’ve realized that air bubbles are the mold maker’s nemesis.