Mixed with more red paint for recognition, the first coat of rubber is very liquid, in order to pick up every detail of the surface of the sculpture
Whole sculpture is covered with the first gel coat of rubber
The walls from a transparent tape with "keys" help create the separate mould parts .
The walls are attached with tape and ......
the second butter coat of rubber is applied: firmer, and not liquid anymore, to strehgthen and ticken the rubber coat, and prevent future tears
The hole sun the sculpture that connects front and back of sculpture is divided in the middle with wall,: one part "belongs to the back sculpture, and to the front sculpture
The white coloured Jesmonite layer is applied, together with a netting called "quadaxile matting" ( to replace the more usual , and mor toxic combination of glass fibre with resin) : this will create the rigid layer, that makes sure that the rubber is not falling out of shape. Because of its rigidity , tit cannot stretch or die in any way, and more parts have to be created , compared to the rubber layers.
loosened through hammering away the bits that stick to each other;, and rigorous pulling.
Suction is a challenge to overcome, in order to remove the parts
a fourth part has come off:, that covers the hole in the sc ulpture
Hammering to prize apart and loosen a part that is stuck to its neighbour
the hard jesmonite parts headed on top of each other
steel structure that holds large and heavy sculpture on a platform with wheels