"Gust" -7, 8, and 9

9/2/2016

Starting to sprue up another hat in my "gust" series. 

 Cup and 3 1" sprues attached. These will create the cavities the bronze flows through to get into the sculpture. 

Cup and 3 1" sprues attached. These will create the cavities the bronze flows through to get into the sculpture. 

 1/2" feeder sprues and primary vents added.  

1/2" feeder sprues and primary vents added.  

 Another view.  

Another view.  

9/20/2016

 

Started another piece of my "gust" series.  

 #8

#8

9-26-2016

 The blind vents are added  

The blind vents are added  

The blind vents will allow the gasses to escape when the bronze is poured into the shell.  

 The first dip (slurry only) -All three together "gust" 7, 8 and 9

The first dip (slurry only) -All three together "gust" 7, 8 and 9

 The slurry machine

The slurry machine

 The fine silicone powder.  

The fine silicone powder.  

 Medium silicone powder.  

Medium silicone powder.  

 2nd dip - slurry and fine silica

2nd dip - slurry and fine silica

 The last dip- slurry only.  #10

The last dip- slurry only.  #10

This marks the completion of the 3rd step in the process of making a sculpture and casting it in bronze.