Further making process

All of the following experiments were done using paraffin wax, coloured using soft pastels and sculpted on a glass palette.

IMG_9378
using reds yellows and some blues, I made a base for a finger.
IMG_9431
using a paintbrush, layers were added to create a skin tone.
IMG_9432
To make the nail, I calved away at the nail bed to reveal the pink tones, i then used uncoloured wax to make a nail and pushed and shaped it to create a cuticle.

IMG_9433

IMG_9434
Using the same technique as the finger, I began to meake the rough shape of a hand.
IMG_9436
Layers of different colours were added to represent the fat, tissue and veins.
IMG_9437(1)
The same was done to the back of the hand, creating ridges where the knuckles and tendons would be.
IMG_9439
Marks were scored where the wrinkles in the hand would be and a layer of uncoloured wax was painted in areas.
IMG_9441(1)
more wax has been painted on the back of the hand here.
IMG_9445
The detail of one finger has been painted on and calved at to create a realistic texture.
IMG_9470(1)
all of the fingers have roughly been covered with skin tone wax

IMG_9471(1)

IMG_9504
The arm has been extended and more detail has been added.
IMG_9506
the red pigments on th palm of the hand were added using soft pastelm by dusting it on the surface and distributing with a dry brush, a layer of skin toned wax was then brushed on top, this gave the appearance of capillaries under the skin.
IMG_9502
Here, I have made a larger patch of skin, like that in the experimentation phase.
IMG_9503
By writing on tissue paper and then peeling away one layer of the tissue, i placed this on the wax then painted over with more skin tone wax. The tissue became transparent but the words remained, giving the appearance desired. While the wax was still warm, I pushed it around to create these eerie wrinkles.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s