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Silicone Headpiece

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emily
Silicone Headpiece

Project Type

Make-it-Yourself

Category

Bags & Clothing

Waste Materials

Straws and Glasses

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963
A head piece made from chopped up plastic straws and dragon 30 silicone

Materials & Equipment List

plastic bottles plastic strawssilicone dragon 30Clayspray wax

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

starting recycled product - chopped bottles then heated in the oven for 2 minutes
second recycled product - melted straws in the oven for a minute max
printing the shapes of the straws into clay
imprints in the clay
close up of imprints in the clay
mixing up dragon 30 silicone
spraying the clay with spray wax to keep it moist
adding the chopped bottles into the silicone, we had 45 minutes until the silicone would start to the set (the pot time) we also added blue dye
putting the silicone in the gas chamber to remove air particles for 10 minutes
pouring the silicone on to the clay mould
pouring the silicone on to the clay mould
spreading the silicone
tipping the board to spread the silicone
completely spread silicone
the silicone has dried after 16 hours and this is the positive imprint
a close up of the 3D silicone
Using the silicone fabric we wanted to create a mask. This is the final mask design.
photoshoot we did with the mask
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emily

hertfordshire

United Kingdom

I am studying fashion accessories design...

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