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We have just heard from the eco-environmentalist sculptor and life casting artist, Jason deCaires Taylor. Jason has received worldwide acclaim for his underwater reefs made up of hundreds of castings made from living people and submerged among the corals . . . and he has done it again!
If you find yourself feeling discouraged by the seemingly elaborate and complicated process of mold making, casting and life casting, there is a much simpler approach -- an all-in-one kit.
For the inexperienced, making a life casting of a face can be challenging, both for the person making the casting, and for the model, too. But with the right technique, tools and precautions, the results can be very rewarding.
If you have ever desperately wanted a mini version of yourself, you are in luck because Asda is selling 3D-printed figurines. Asda 3D printer builds mini versions of you. A British supermarket is offering its customers the chance to be scanned and turned into a miniature version of you and your family. They are trialling an exciting new service -- offering you the chance to create a detailed 3D printed miniature version of you and your family.
Jason DeCaires Taylor creates a head casting of NBC host Savanah Guthrie using ArtMolds Fibergel F/X Alginate
It is difficult to keep up with our prolific ALI member Jason De Caires Taylor. Jason advises us that he is conducting a workshop at the Taubman Museum in Roanoke, VA, the week of October 14th.
Jason has also completed a number of new underwater sculptures. The new series of works are now unveiled in the collection of MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte). The recent works by Jason deCaires Taylor bring his contribution to the project up to a total of 510 pieces, most of which are life casts.
Jason deCaires Taylor, A.L.I., the British, eco-sculptor will be creating head portraits of the 5 hosts of the NBC Today Show, in front of an audience, at Rockefeller Center in New York City the last week of July.