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Geometric Handmade Molds: Design 3D-faceted Objects

A course by Phil Cuttance , Designer

Designer. London, United Kingdom.
Joined March 2021

Explore original casting techniques to create functional and sculptural objects using different materials such as concrete, jesmonite, or acrylic resin

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  • Explore original casting techniques to create functional and sculptural objects using different materials such as concrete, jesmonite, or acrylic resin

    The process of making a functional object with your own hands is far more rewarding than buying it at the store. Designer Phil Cuttance, whose work has been featured in the Milan Furniture Fair and Art Basel Miami, has dedicated his career to making unique furniture and accessories completely by hand.

    In this course, Phil walks you through the process of making a handmade geometric mold to then cast concrete and create a bespoke object. Ready to create an original accessory with your own two hands?

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    What will you learn in this online course?

    17 lessons & 17 downloads

    • 100% positive reviews (329)
    • 11772 students
    • 17 lessons (3h 7m)
    • 17 additional resources (6 files)
    • Online and at your own pace
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    • Audio: English
    • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
    • Level: Beginner
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    What is this course's project?

    Create a geometric light shade or vase from scratch using handmade molds and casting cement.

    Projects by course students

    Who is this online course for?

    A entusiastas del DIY que disfruten fabricando objetos con las manos.

    Requirements and materials

    No previous experience is necessary. Phil walks you through the entire process of creating 3D objects through casting.

    To take this course, you need a cutting mat, a ruler, a knife, a cutter blade, tape, a hot glue gun, sandpaper, a foam board, a spatula, jesmonite, cement, resin, mold release, sealer, wax, and among other materials that Phil discusses in the second unit.


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    Phil Cuttance

    A course by Phil Cuttance

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    Phil Cuttance is a designer and maker from New Zealand. He was raised in a family who was constantly creating and making things by hand. In 2009, after graduating from design school, Phil moved to London, where he founded his studio and currently crafts his pieces. In 2012, Phil made the short film “Faceture” about his creative process, which received a Staff’s Pick title from Vimeo.

    His work has been featured in publications such as Wallpaper*, Elle Decoration, ICON, Crafts, Dezeen, among others. One of his designs was nominated for London's annual Designs of the Year Awards at The Design Museum. Phil has been invited to participate in events such Milan Furniture Fair and Art Basel Miami to show his design process. Apart from making commissions from his studio, Phil also teaches workshops on design.


    Content

    • U1

      Introduction

      • About Me
      • Influences
    • U2

      The Process and Materials

      • Introduction to Casting into Moulds and My Unique Process
      • Materials and Tools
      • Making Your Own Patterns
    • U3

      Mould Making

      • Introduction to Making the Moulds
      • Preparing Your Pattern for Scoring and Cutting
      • Folding and Taping the Mould
      • Making the Ends of the Mould 1
      • Making the Ends of the Mould 2
      • Finishing the Mould for Casting
    • U4

      Casting

      • Introduction to the Casting Technique
      • Mixing and Pouring the Casting Material 1
      • Mixing and Pouring the Casting Material 2
      • Removing the Mould and Sanding the Edges
      • Sealing the Vase
      • Extra Tips and Ideas
    • FP

      Final project

      • Geometric Handmade Molds: Design 3D-faceted objects

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    Geometric Handmade Molds: Design 3D-faceted Objects. Craft course by Phil Cuttance Best seller

    Geometric Handmade Molds: Design 3D-faceted Objects

    A course by Phil Cuttance
    Designer. London, United Kingdom.
    Joined March 2021
    • 100% positive reviews (329)
    • 11772 students