Sunday, June 12, 2011


Informed by folded paper, the model for this form was hand carved from a block of plaster, molded and cast in porcelain

Los Muertos

Friday, June 10, 2011


We acquired a large collection of hobby molds, as a donation to UC. I dont want the students to think that they can get away with just working with them as is, so I am having them carve, chisel, sand blast, break, and even pour plaster into them to change the interior shape of the mold.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

altered hobby molds

I think this vessel is a really great example of an altered hobby mold. Originally a zodiac planter, Pisces to be specific.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Hobby Mold project

Shown above is a much improved version of a "happy onion face sugar jar".