Silicon Molds & Digital Process – S0304

December 11, 2014

Posted In: Sculpture

Lynn Richardson

DATES: June 15 – 19, 2015


CONCEPT: How to transform the “printed” object into a work of art? From concept development to production this workshop tackles issues around digital fabrication. We create basic designs using the Rhino software merged with digital files created with a  3-D scanner. Our objects are made on Makerbot 3-D printers then transformed through basic silicone mold making and plastic casting applications.

MEDIA & TECHNIQUES: Students use Rhino Design Software, Scan Studio/Next Engine Scanner, Makerbot 3-D printing, PLA and ABS filaments silicone mold making and an introduction to plastic casting. Students are encouraged to bring laptops with current design software.

ACTIVITIES: We learn through demonstrations, slide talks, creativity discussions and individual help from the instructor.

FACULTY: Lynn Richardson received her M.F.A. from the University of Texas in Austin in Sculpture and holds a B.F.A. from the University of Manitoba, Canada. She has presented her sculpture in numerous exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States and Asia. Recently her work has been in museum exhibitions including the Flag Day at the Islip Museum and The New England Biennial at The Brattleboro Museum. Lynn has received grants from both the Winnipeg and Manitoba Arts Councils and the Canada Council for the Arts. Additionally, she was awarded the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation M.F.A. Grant.

Tuition: $875 OR Tuition + Studio Support Donation: $1075
Studio Fee: $95

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