Faux Rust Effect

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Above is a test paint effect I did a little while ago. It worked out well so I thought I’d share it here.I saw that it was possible to buy reactive paints from a few companies, most in the US. But I’m in Ireland…$$$So I decided to do a bit…

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How to polish Acrylic Ice Cubes

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A photographer friend of mine asked me to make him a few acrylic ice cubes for a product shoot he was going to be doing and I thought ‘no problem, how hard can it be!’Well it was hard. And once the method was worked out, hard turned into slow.This is…

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Bricklane Sign on the CNC.

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  I was in London the other day and visited Brick Lane.  It was fresh in my mind when I needed to do another sample on the CNC router.So a London Street sign it was! I worked from a reference photo from the net and drew up a CAD file.  …

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The Making of the Mercury Space Suit Helmet

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 You can click on any image for a slideshow Client: Bill Fallover I was delighted when Bill asked me to look after this part of the job. Museum work is so much more relaxing than film due to longer times available to work with. This allowed me the oppertunity to…

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Ross O’Carrol Kelly

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This is just a quick post of a couple of pictures of a head I made for my brother Alan. He illustrates the famous Ross O’ Carrol Kelly book series. The head is made of paper mache, lovely to work with but very slow to dry in the Irish winter!…

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