One of the artist’s most important processes is to thoroughly investigate the materials she will work with. This both informs her and inspires her to create art.
Furthering my investigations into paper as a material I sourced a wonderful paper maché clay recipe from Ultimate Paper Maché, a great site for paper maché know-how. I did adapt the recipe somewhat to Australian products but other than that I followed their recipe…
Material explorations of a feather
Exploring the materiality of a soda can
Material investigations into a bottle top
Materially investigating a clothes peg.
Material investigation into copper wire
My material investigations with nylon stocking
My material investigations working with candle wax
Material investigations of bubble wrap
Material investigations of foreign currency