Monthly Archives: January 2011

I’ve got lice!

I now have alcohol specimens of head lice (thanks to the Veterinary School at UMass and Bill Krinsky, an affiliate of the Entomology Dept.).  These specimens are much more valuable to me to see the 3D form and to be able … Continue reading

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Making a Mess!

Building models is never a clean process.  When casting, I have to choose a material and a process that I think will give me what I want, try it, and see what I get.  Occasionally, I get what I’m looking … Continue reading

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Casting

I have been busy making molds and casting the bedbug model.  I am trying to make it translucent since they are translucent in real life.  This kind of casting comes with more complexity than when you can cast opaquely.  I … Continue reading

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