Category Archives: Part 4 Casting In Plaster

Part 4 – Reflection on Tutor Feedback

In his feedback on my submission for Part 4 of this course, my tutor has been supportive and broadly positive of my outcomes and but has identified the underlying issue that my focus is often on the ‘technical challenges faced’ and that … Continue reading

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Part 4 – Reflection

Part 4 of the course is all about casting in plaster, and, at the end of the two projects, and 3okg of plaster, I am deeply ambivalent about the medium. I love the white purity of the natural finish and … Continue reading

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Gallery – Part 4

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Project 8 Cast Forms

Work Inspired By Rachel Whiteread’s internal, private spaces. My research into Rachel Whiteread’s sculptural work has inspired me to look at the theme of hidden, internal, private space.  Private, personal spaces where other people don’t intrude might be one’s bedroom, bathroom or … Continue reading

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Project 7 Final Large Bas-Reliefs

Having done experiments at a small scale (15cm sq), I now prepared to produce larger works for Project 7 to the brief of at least 30cm by 22cm. I planned three bas-reliefs: a scaled up relief of knitting a relief … Continue reading

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Project 8 Research – Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread’s sculptural practice is based on casting the inside  of private, secret or unseen spaces. Her early works  included a cast made from a hot water bottle, reimagined as a torso and the inside of a room, ‘Ghost’. She … Continue reading

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Abney Cemetery Sketch Crawl

To mark the Big Draw 2015, OCA facilitated a series of sketching opportunities around the country. I joined a tutor and eight or so fellow student on All Saints day in Abney Cemetery, Stoke Newington. This is a Victorian burial … Continue reading

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