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Casting as a sculpture medium

Frances Gage

Casting as a sculpture medium

by Frances Gage

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Published by Sports and Recreation Bureau, Ministry of Community and Social Services in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plaster casts

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    ContributionsIgnatieff, Catherine., Perry, Cathy., Ontario. Sports and Recreation Bureau.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB1190 G3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21013220M

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    Casting is a manufacturing process in which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidified part is also known as a casting, which is ejected or broken out of the mold to complete the g materials are usually metals or various time setting materials that cure after mixing two or more. What is the key difference between the process of lost-wax casting as practiced in ancient times and that same process today? Today, multiples can be created from the process ________ is a sculptural process of bringing together individual pieces, segments, or objects to form a sculpture.

      The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, 19th–20th century (executed ca. ; cast in ) By Edgar Degas (–); Cast by A. A. Hébrard Made in Paris, France This sculpture was one of the first multi-media sculptures ever made. Degas used bronze for the body of the sculpture, and then added a cotton skirt, and a satin hair ribbon. 6. Sculpture & Art Casting How‑To's. Smooth-On mold rubber has been used for more than 60 years to reproduce sculpture all over the world ranging in size from less than 1" ( cm) to almost feet high ( m). Today, Smooth-On urethane, silicone and polysulfide rubbers are used by thousands of sculptors and foundries for casting wax.


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Casting as a sculpture medium by Frances Gage Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides all the necessary information and instruction for a student of sculpture to master the technique of casting.

After defining casting, Mills goes on to describe and explain the individual techniques used with plaster of Paris, plastics, clay, wax and sand, and metals.5/5(1).

Raw, friendly and easily altered, plaster is perhaps the most versatile art medium you have yet to encounter. Beautiful in its luminosity, yet open to receiving a multitude of alterations, plaster will easily agree to being painted, carved, cast and sculpted.

Stephanie Lee and Judy Wise will walk you through 24 step-by-step projects and will /5(88). This student textbook is organized by medium, progressing from fundamental to more advanced applications. Using step-by-step illustrations, it covers all sculpture media, and presents both classic and contemporary styles, examining traditional methods as /5.

This book sculpture is built on a base of three books: two books for the base and one for the back. The upright book forms the walls of the room, and it has shelves on one side and a window with paper curtains on the other. There is a table with a sewing machine at the window, and the room is filled with sewing supplies such as bolts of fabric.

This is a valuable book for sculptors, architects, metal artists, jewelers, conservators, hobbyists and more. Pages, Hardcover, 2nd Edition,ISBN. Iron casting has a much different history from the casting of bronze and other precious metals as a fine art medium.

For many artists interested in casting iron, its industrial heritage is what often draws them to the material. Today we are entering in to a contemporary, new age of cast iron sculpture through the introduction of ductile iron. A cast is the positive or reproduction of the original piece of sculpture created by pouring casting material into a pre-formed mold.

Read More/Less Some of the most popular materials used for mold making include: plaster (Gypsum), latex rubber, paste maker, moulage, gelatin, white rubber and polymer or chemically activated multiple part mold. General Topics: Smooth-On Product Tutorials-- Instructional videos and step-by-step photo tutorials for lifecasting, model making, concrete casting, sculpture projects, and more.

David Neat's Model-making-- David Neat, author of Model-making: Materials and Methods, shares his tips for model-making and small-scale site includes detailed descriptions of materials as well as a. Sculpture - Sculpture - Materials: Any material that can be shaped in three dimensions can be used sculpturally.

Certain materials, by virtue of their structural and aesthetic properties and their availability, have proved especially suitable.

The most important of these are stone, wood, metal, clay, ivory, and plaster. There are also a number of materials of secondary importance and many that. Before the 20th century, sculpture was considered a representational art, one that imitated forms in life, most often human figures but also inanimate objects, such as game, utensils, and books.

Since the turn of the 20th century, however, sculpture has also included nonrepresentational forms. Mold Making and Casting.

Blick carries a range of silicone and rubber for mold making and casting such as liquid latex, latex casting rubber, and platinum silicone rubber for creating masks, skin appliances, body parts, and special effects for theater and cosplay use.

Artists often use the medium that works best for the application. Sculptures can be made from brick, such as the Patriots Peace Memorial in Louisville, Kentucky, and may include bas-relief stone carvings like the Arc de Triomf -- the Arch of Triumph -- in Barcelona, Spain.

The earliest known example of a cast sculpture is a frog sculpture that has been dated to BCE. The process of casting involves making a detailed mold in the shape of the sculpture and then pouring material into the mold.

Once it hardens the sculpture is pressed or broken out of the mold and finished. - Fine art sculpture using cast paper as the medium. This is not papier mâché as mâché is the art of building a sculpture by wrapping it in a paper and glue.

Cast Paper Sculpture requires the sculpting of an object with clay or other mediums; then making a mould from latex or plaster; the n cat step is casting a fibrous paper material into the mould and once set the sculpture.

Durastone is the choice-casting medium for the esteemed Austin collections of fine statuary products. Bronze Since ancient times, bronze has been used to create magnificent, long lasting, and treasured works of art. "Bronze" itself is a general term for a variety of copper-based metal alloys (a mixture of approximately 90% copper and 10% tin.

Sculpture & Art Casting Smooth-On mold rubber has been used for more than 60 years to reproduce sculpture all over the world ranging in size from less than 1" ( cm) to almost feet high ( m).

Mold making and casting are central techniques in the history of art and design. But their uses and applications are longstanding and varied, and also play a vast role in today’s arenas of artistic production and industrial manufacture.

In the world of art, the techniques of mold making and casting have served as tools. Sculpture & Art Casting. Reynolds carries both sculpting supplies for creating original models and mold making and casting materials to create duplicates. Our mold making rubber line includes materials that can be poured on, pressed on or brushed on.

We also have materials and equipment for spraying mold rubber on to large sculptures. Wood sculpture was also painted, gilded, or decorated with incised and punched patterns and occasionally inset glass, though at the end of the 15th century, sculptors in southern Germany produced unpainted limewood sculptures.

The appearance of bronze sculptures could also vary, according to the particular alloy used and the surface treatment. The Alchemy of Sculpture The Art of Bronze Casting. Posted on by dydeh. To make a box for the mold, take measurements of the length and width of the part in the clay.

Add 1 inch to the measurement. This will give a inch border all the way around.Featuring exquisite photos of contemporary and historic works, this first-of-its-kind book reveals how the process of casting--pouring material into a mold--has /5(4).John Cannon of The Whimsical Gardens brought his clay sculpture to our facility to make a mold of the figure and then reproduce it in plastic on a rotational casting machine.

The detailed sculpture is pictured below from different angles. This article details the steps that we took throughout the mold making and casting process.