[Art_beyond_sight_educators] scotch tape sculpting, photography, karate
fnugg at online.no
fnugg at online.no
Mon Jan 26 12:05:26 UTC 2009
More photography links, youtube interview with Tony Diefell.
Interesting article about sculpting with cellotape or about an artist
who uses it. A brief description
of how he works but wonder how the finishing layer is done. Any ideas?
Thought this might be a good
technique for sculpting, one builds up and has control the whole time.
How to Print Large Photos
hmm - had a bit difficulty with this blog, (perhaps scanned it too fast)
where some good links in it though.
blog ABOUT samsung camera
He's making sense out of karate
Blind martial artist perfect at Supergrand kata competitition
LEARNING TO SEE FROM THE BLIND
you tube Seeing Beyond Sight interview of author, teacher, photograher
Stuck on cellotape
Sehata starts by unraveling a length of cellotape a few feet long then
rolling it up into a small tight ball to form the core of a piece. While
figurative works have several cores, rather like the bones of the body,
abstract works usually have one. The artist then continues to wind tape
round them, all the time applying strong finger pressure, so that the
sculptures develop a hardness similar to fiberglass.
"An important point of the method is that the core should be hard and
the tape should always be fastened tightly," Sehata emphasized. "Always
fasten it and get rid of the air bubbles because that might create a
Many of the shapes that arise from this process have a strangely
familiar organic feel, like something that might be found in nature on
some hitherto undiscovered shore or scuttling around some stygian abyss.
As well, these heavily worked and kneaded pieces occasionally seem
permeated with a kind of blind, tactile logic, as if they had discovered
their own forms without the benefit of light, vision or conscious
direction. Many of the smaller works give off such a powerful impression
of the artist's fingers working, pressing and shaping them that they
almost become like abstract sculptures of hands.
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