by Hollie Mackenzie

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August 30, 2016

Here's a photograph of the melting clock body and during its sanding process.

*This blog post has been back-dated for continuity purposes. Sculpture's side drips were originally sculpted on 30th August 2016.

August 27, 2016

We bought balloons to put inside the LEP party bags. However, these balloons became something entirely different (with massive thanks to Jess for the idea and the help!). Instead of the traditional birthday/party messages, we spray painted the LEP logo on one side of t...

August 25, 2016

In order to house the DC or K'NEX motor, I needed a body large enough to hold and cover it. As the clock needed to give the illusion it's melting, I couldn't construct the back without making that also look as though it's melting. Therefore, I designed it to follow the...

August 25, 2016

This was the first time I carved drips that needed to look as though they were dripping down an angled slope towards a point. The image had in my mind that I wanted the wooden drips to take inspiration from was a long rectangle bar (metal rail) that was either covered...

August 25, 2016

With the clock face, I wanted the numbers to appear as though they were melting themselves. In order to do that and make it look almost realistic, as though they were in the process of melting, not dried drips etc. I needed the droplets to look 3D/have body to them....

August 1, 2016

 First, Conor and I bought some Mylar 350 micron A4 sheets. Then we cut out the LEP logo and began a spray painting session. Here are a section of photos throughout the process. 

We found that the Mylar was difficult to cut, which...

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