Stardust Dreamer

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Painting silver/gold accents on this Stardust Dreamer. All those dreamy lumps and bumps. This step takes hours.

Painting silver/gold accents on this Stardust Dreamer. 🌓All those dreamy lumps and bumps.⚡️This step takes hours.

Posted by Rachel De Urioste on Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Casting another Dreamer.

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Casting another Dreamer. I slush cast them with multiple pours of resin and use epoxy clay to reinforce the back.

Posted by Rachel De Urioste on Tuesday, July 10, 2018

I slush cast them with multiple pours of resin and use epoxy clay to reinforce the back.

Royal Order of Water Buffaloes

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Here’s a shot of the finished edition of 21 plaques. There’s something satisfying about all the repetition, both visually and in terms of the process. Working in multiples forces me to refine my techniques into easily duplicated steps. It’s a puzzle of sorts, where the outcome is both predictable and surprising.

 

Finally starting to paint the beast

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I’m going to paint the Skullfish a soft sparkly white/ grey. The paint gets applied in several layers. I’ll start with a flat black primer, followed by a base coat of black urethane paint. I’ll go back in with white to create a range of tones. The rainbow pearlescent goes on top of that, followed by a clear coat. Each layer of paint gets applied by airbrush in several passes.

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