Time to Start Making!

The time has finally come to create my structure maquette.

Below is a step by step guide to how I did this. All photos are my own, as is the structure.

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So firstly I created the foil rough base by screwing it up tightly. After the ball was fairly secure I began to kneed pieces of Super Sculpey into my palms until warm and malleable, I then plastered the pieces onto the surface of the tin foil and flattened them out with my warm fingers so they looked smooth like one piece of clay, not many.

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After there was enough clay to cover the foil I began sculpting the basic shape of the heart and started using ‘tools’ such as chopsticks and a needle (great tools, I know).

This is my progress so far, I will be updating this process in one of the following posts.

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