edit: I'd be very grateful if you would read and give me some opinions on the second part of this journal entry! It's about an idea for a commercial shared workshop/atelier.
Hi all, it's been a while since my last journal entry.
I'm currently still working away on the Starcraft 2 Immortal made of white marble. It's an interesting experience to work mostly with power tools as opposed to manual chiseling, but marble is so hard it would take ages to get anything done. I'm nearing the end of the rough sculpting phase, which will probably end up in the 50-60 hours total range. I'll then proceed with the mostly manual detail work and lots of fili
If all goes remotely according to plan, I should have a new workshop in a month or two. My new apartment's basement is even less suited as a workshop than the last, so I'm waiting for (and helping) my father to complete his new deluxe workshop that I will be able to use alongside him.
Projects looming on the horizon:
- The voted-for soap stone Immortal with a shield made from translucent alabaster
- Something secret from wire for my mother's birthday
- Something nice from wood for my sister's birthday
- The Data Miners
Finally, it's done.
Nothing more to say about it, really. Well, maybe some things. This piece was a lot of work, especially the sanding and polishing part. These tons of spikes, nooks and crannies seriously drove me to distraction. Sometimes I had to put it away for a couple of weeks.
I also put up a "making of". You can't really call it a tutorial, but I think my technique becomes fairly clear (funny how this font doesn't seem to be able to distinguish between CLEAR and DEAR).
A tutorial is now available here http://www.teamliquid.net/blogs/viewblog.php?topic_id=278950 - an even more detailed tutorial for a banel