My wax makings turned into little copper and silver things via the magic of centrifugal casting. “Make the metal dance” was a specific instruction from the tutor as I applied a large flame to the scraps of old electrical wire which became the copper beads. Now there’s the less magic cleaning and polishing to do.
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Today several friends from the Wellington Improvisation Troupe came round to have their faces cast in plaster, using expired dental alginate (so pink and minty) to make the moulds. It was hard, fun messy work! Now I have the task of cleaning up of the faces to do, and then in a few weeks there’ll be a mask making workshop. Yee-hah!