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One-Part Silicone Mold Making

  Before we begin this lesson, make sure that you always read the Safety Data Sheets that come with your materials for important safety precautions. Not all silicones or polyurethanes are the same. Be sure to read the Technical Data Sheet for mixing ratio, ...Read More

Using The Budget Worksheets

Whichever course you choose, you’ll need to consider your personal budget before determining what supplies you can afford when shopping at your local art store or online. We have come up with our budgets by finding the recommended items at online retailers. For better bargains, ...Read More

Selfie destroys $200,000 worth of artwork

Before you make too many assumptions about the selfie-taker and the terrors of cell phone use in our modern era, let’s take a look at the facts. The gallery marketed this show as one perfect for selfies–the whole show was curated with this idea ...Read More

Art21: Susan Rothenberg in “Memory”

We all get “artist’s block” when you feel like you have no ideas and nothing is going right. Susan Rothenberg talks about how to work through that feeling in this great video by Art21. Here’s a link to the shortened version:   https://art21.org/watch/art-in-the-twenty-first-century/s3/susan-rothenberg-in-memory-segment/   ...Read More

Basic Two-Part Silicone Mold Making

Now that you have finished your bust, you can move on to making a mold of it. Molds are not essential for every type of sculpture. For instance, if you created a sculpture out of water-based clay and fired it in a kiln, it ...Read More
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