Sunday, February 26

Forgotten in Time by Jennifer Ingle

This piece is called Forgotten in Time. I created it using a mold of my own hand and when I cast it the fingers were blurred creating a movement through time effect I simply could not ignore. The string around the finger is a reminder of that which has been long forgotten over the course of the ever changing, ever moving, always pushing time. I hope you enjoy it.

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I began by creating a mold of my hand using Amazing Mold Putty. I mixed it quickly and had The Hubbums help me press it in around my hand to be sure that it was tightly fit. I did coat my hand with some baby powder to make the release a bit easier, but it really wasn't hard to get my hand out of the mold at all and it sets within 15 minutes, so it wasn't too inconvenient, either.

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Once the mold was ready I brushed the inside of it with the Gun Metal metallic powder. I then mixed parts A and B of the Amazing Casting Resin according to the instructions and poured it in the mold. I allowed this to set (it only takes about 10 minutes) and then I allowed it to cool because it heats up quite a bit during the setting process and because this was a large piece it got rather warm. I then removed the cast from the mold by cutting the mold carefully (I can use it as a two part mold in the future) and removing the hand. Some parts were not fully covered with the powder so I mixed some powder with Crystal Laquer and touched up those areas by hand with a paint brush.

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The detail that the mold putty captured and the resin took on is just amazing to me! I absolutely LOVE this piece!!!

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You can see more of my work over on my blog, Just Jingle! Thanks for leaving your comments!

Jingle Out!

5 comments:

  1. Great mold... love the detail the mold putty picked up. LOVE THIS PIECE!

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  2. I can't believe how much detail the putty picked up! This is really neat.

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