Wireform is fantastic and liberating new material and has been designed specifically with the artist in mind.
Manufactured from aluminium mesh - it is super pliable and easy to use, yet strong enough to hold its formed 3 dimensional shape.
It can be molded over an armature and the Contour Mesh(extra fine) form can even be molded over a human face!
It will support other layers of Modroc plaster bandage or Papier Mache pulp.
Wireform is suppplied in riolls and can be cut with scissors, wire shears, bent, stretched, gathered or twisted into any shape.
Armature wire is the softest pliable aluminium, lightweight and clean.
Specially manufactured, soft annealed, aluminium wire which is light, economical, non-toxic, clean and rustproof.
Easy for students to use -indispensable for all wire construction projects.
Works well with wire mesh and beading wire for interesting sculptures.
Available in thin 1.6 200m bundle
and thick 3.0 55m bundle.
Amaco Imitation gold leafing can be put on any clean surface or material in one easy step. This product is available in interior and exterior.
Interior Brush ‘n Leaf – An exclusive formulation in which the metallic flakes “leaf” into a solid, shiny metallic finish which covers the surface. Dries quickly to a durable, non-toxic finish. 30ml bottle packaged in colourful blister pack. Gold Leaf, Antique Gold, Silver Leaf
Gold Leaf – 23 Karat
Genuine Gold Leaf on transfer paper, very easy to use and apply to objects. Seal porous surfaces first. Apply over size glue when tacky. Burnish with a soft brush, will not tarnish. Sheet size 80mm x 80mm.
Metal Leaf – Imitation Gold, Silver, Genuine Copper Leaf
Create authentic metal leaf effects on a wide variety of surfaces.
Porous surfaces need to be sealed, suggest MM12 Clear Sealer.
Use Size as a glue and when tacky softly apply the leaf.
Burnish with a soft brush. Leaf must be varnished with shellac to prevent tarnishing.
Sheet size 140mm x 140mm.
Order size (glue) here.
Wire galvanised netting is suitable for large 3 dimensional scuplture as it is rust proof. It can be wrapped with modroc plaster bandage or painted with a rust or verdigris paint. Comes in 10m or 50m rolls.