Witch3

Continued from the last two weeks, here is the final installment of The Witch Mask. Internals With the witch mask exterior painted and sealed, the internals were applied.  The interior was painted black with acrylic paint and sealed with Mod Podge.  I wanted to avoid using a strap around the back, as I have found …

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Witch2

Continuing from last week’s post, here is part 2 of The Witch Mask. Designing the Face After several more layers of my special paper mache/plaster mix, the mask has been built up to a the final texture.  For this mask, I believe I have 5 more layers since the first two I showed last week. …

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Witch1

In early 2014, I was inspired to make some mask art.  The final piece has no proper name, but I refer to it when speaking to others as “The Witch Mask”.  Work on the mask was undertaken over several months, finally completed in October 2014.  This post and the related follow up posts will detail …

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Acetone Melted Goggles

I remember back in undergrad when I had a small safety incident in one of my labs.  We were doing an extraction of . . . something or other.  Part of the experiment involved an extraction using a cooled Rotovap extraction.  This particular extraction needed a very cold trap.  We were using dry ice in …

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