May 26, 2018

Well, the step by step mould is coming together. Three pieces cast in two hours at college. Now working on plaster with special additives of pva glue and de-ionised water, both of which come heavily Interweb and recommended. The latter also has various scientific paper...

May 21, 2018

Been working on a multi-part mould for a new piece. The piece was designed using 3D builder, software from Microsoft. The program provides lots of basic shapes, which I used to create  a "pleasing form" (at least it pleased me!).

The challenge is then turning that...

May 14, 2018

That, as you almost certainly know, is a line from Ground Hog day, one of my favourite films. 

In a way, it's a strange choice for a quote. My first thought was a comment on what it's like to decide unequivocally on your next career choice, as I have. But, the warning i...

May 7, 2018

I have often   said that I'd  rather spend 10 hours getting 1 thing absolutely right than, getting 10 things "good enough" in the same time frame. Actually I'd like to get 10 things absolutely right in an hour .

So, this Monday was a bit of an unusual eve...

May 1, 2018

In the event of a full power black out, I am now capable of stripping down and reassembling my Crealility CR 10 - S 3D printer in the dark. I have done it so many times in desperate search for what was not working properly.

I can now name by touch, smell, and probably t...

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