A collection of over sixty informative articles by Dave Parvin on the business of art, sculpting, life casting, materials, equipment and modeling that have appeared in the pages of Art Casting Journal, Sculpture Journal and the ArtMolds Journal from the years 2003 to 2014. Dave is a self-taught artist whose primary subject was the human form which he executed in a classical realist manner. Though principally known for his bronzes, he has also worked in wood, concrete, polyurethane, polyester, Forton MG, pewter, acrylic, glass and raku. Through his work, Dave became internationally recognized as a life casting expert and contributed many new techniques and materials to this art form. He was one of the artists to be honored with a lifetime membership in the Association of Lifecasters International (A.L.I.), and was one of only six to be certified as life casting instructors by the same institution.I use two clean 5gallon buckets with lids, one for the plain and one for the metallic. ... For the plain, I weigh out about 10, 000 grams (22 pounds) of the FGR- 95 and add 10% or 1000 grams (2 pounds and 3.2 ounces) of dry ... When ready to mix the VF-812 liquid and the blended powders, all you do is use twice as much of the powders, either plain or ... #5 Painting in the first layer of metallic Forton MG.
|Title||:||The Casting of Angels|
|Author||:||David E. Parvin, A.L.I.|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2015-05-01|