People at the crit liked the vague silhouette. The day after the crit, it became even more vague:
This was due to the plaster not being 100% dry. 36 more words
How I made plaster casts!
I discovered that the Poundbuster in the E&C Shopping centre has everything you need for casting a hot-water bottle – the hot water bottle (in 2 sizes) and plaster! 434 more words
Last week (at the last minute, as per usual) I saw Rachel Whiteread’s exhibition at Tate Britain. She was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993 and is one of the UK’s leading Sculptors, casting objects and architectural spaces using cement, plaster, resin and other materials. 104 more words
From Rachel Whiteread, I moved on to look at Joseph Cornell who creates pieces of artwork by bringing objects together into small, glass-fronted boxes. These boxes are often decorated with wallpaper, maps, ornaments and photographs that are often created from recurrent themes such as Cornell’s childhood, birds and space. 364 more words
A British artist, Rachel Whiteread creates sculptures in the form of casts, often focusing on the space that surrounds and defines the objects. Whilst her smaller scale artworks still have their own message and impact, it is Whiteread’s larger pieces such as ‘Untitled (Stairs)’ from 2001, ‘Maquette for Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial’ from 1995 and ‘House’ from 1993, that have a much larger impact on the space around them. 265 more words