Here is the teacup fiberglassed 100% – it is also 50% covered in filler to cover the textured finish of grp to which it will provide a smooth surface for painting once complete. Exciting! Advertisements
Magic! A CNC cut polystyrene former for the sculpture. With the machine running 24 hours a day, it still took four days to finish. Guess how many times bigger the teacup is now?
3D scan of the teacup, and a line marking where it needs to be cut.
I found this gorgeous vintage teacup online to use as the model for the sculpture. Then the first step was to bury it in sand in order to find the perfect cutting line. As a notorious perfectionist, even this step took a long time…