Posts by Grumpy

Amlwch Project

Amlwch Project

Well after much thought and a few facebook post on the subject recently, I have finally decided to reveal a work in progress. I started it in November, its only about 12 years after my initial thoughts on the idea, but its finally underway. Its basically a realtime environment based on Amlwch as it used to be in the past, using photos freely available as reference. From the outset I knew it would...

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New products on there way

New products on there way

Its been a while, but then I have been very busy. I’ve set up a new company called vizworx, www.vizworx.co.uk, with a couple of collegues after being made redundant from my last job, so not so stressed out these days :). Thought I would give an update of what I have been doing in my own time, that is creating a set of products based on my past work that you can read about on this site. Its...

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My First Bronze Casting

My First Bronze Casting

Hi All, Its been a while, sorry about that, but loads been happening, and this is a little insight into what I have been up to in the last 2 months. Bronze Casting, Its been a bit of an ambition of mine to do some traditional bronze casting and I have finally accomplished it, although on a small scale, nevertheless I have succeeded in producing a little coin/token sculpture from a digital sculpt...

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Horse Mould

Horse Mould

Well I abondened the first attempt of the horse mould as it was going to prove very difficult to keep the parts together, so I went for a block silicon mold in 2 parts. I buried one half of the horse in oil based clay, this included half of each leg, sculpting the oil based clay carefully so the the horse could be released in one piece when cast. I enclosed the the whole thing in a melamine case...

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Modern to Traditional

Modern to Traditional

Hello all, Its been a while and I apologise, but I have been rather busy. I have been working on some new techniques for converting digital models to physical replicas, and so far its going quite well. Although I would regard myself as a traditional sculptor its been quite some time since I have actual done anything  with clay. Its now time to combine my past with what I have been concentrating...

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