Monday, 27 June 2011

Patterns delivered to the foundry

On Friday 25th June the polystyrene pieces for Wolverton were delivered to the foundry for casting.
(above H. Downs & Sons Ltd sculpture by Dave Bradbury, photograph by Nigel Downs)

Friday, 10 June 2011

Hollowing Out

Once completed the pieces need to be hollowed out prior to casting.
Pins are used as a guide to define the thickness of the piece. This needs to be approximately 25mm all over.
There is no quick way to do the hollowing... believe me I've tried everything.

Nearly there!!

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Patterns almost ready for the foundry

The polystyrene patterns for 'Stepping Stones' are almost complete. Following a studio visit from our Milton Keynes Council clients we will now put the finishing touches to the three pieces and deliver them to the foundry for casting in the next fortnight.