Monthly Archives: March 2011

Technical Learning Curve

So, after writing up the last blog about casting with the vacuform insert and epoxy, I was able to work up an undersized vacuform prototype from the pubic louse sculpture. It’s a long story, but I had to make an … Continue reading

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Grinding Out

I’ve got about 6 weeks to go to finish 4 models.  I am getting a lot of work done, but I’ve got a long way to go.  I looked at a photo of the bedbug today and was a bit … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Vacuforming

I got my vacuform machine two weeks ago and I’ve played a bit with it, but mostly I’ve been getting my plaster molds ready.  That is, until yesterday when I set the machine up to vacuform both halves of the … Continue reading

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Cat Skin

My vet was kind enough to secure and freeze a fresh skin sample from a recent cat cadaver.  I picked it up this morning on my way in to work.  In contrast to the human skin samples which I had … Continue reading

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