These three tutorials will take you through all the steps to create 3 different light weight concrete sculptures. You will be able to stop and start with each section so that you can go at your own pace and accomplish each section before moving on. This process is easy to repeat and can be used to create a variety of shapes. You will learn the proper materials and tools to use that are all accessible at your local hardware store. The processes have been broken down to keep it simple yet thorough. By learning these steps and creating each of these projects it will hopefully open you up to the many different shapes that can be created. This is just the beginning of your light weight concrete adventures!
The first tutorial teaches you how to create a LIGHT WEIGHT CONCRETE SPHERE using polystyrene that is approximately the size of a basketball. Each section lays out the steps to take you from beginning to end including an depth resource and materials list. This tutorial does not offer a kit but you can purchase the alkali resistant self adhesive fiberglass mesh tape from Mosaic Arts Online supplies by emailing [email protected]
The second tutorial teaches you how to create a LIGHT WEIGHT CONCRETE CHICKEN using chicken wire and other materials. This process is fun, very gratifying and able to be repeated creating a variety of shapes. This tutorial does not offer a kit but there is a very in depth resource and materials list at the beginning of this tutorial so you can acquire it all before beginning your process.
The third tutorial teaches you how to create a LIGHT WEIGHT CONCRETE BOULDER using polystyrene and a hot wire tool. This is the most in depth tutorial as far as acquiring a large piece of polystyrene and investing in one hot wire tool. This tutorial is a great way to learn and once you have these tools and materials you can continue to create so many more shapes. Included in this online course is a printable PDF with a full resource list of all the tools and materials necessary to complete this project. This online course does not offer the kit but you can purchase the alkali resistant self adhesive fiberglass mesh tape from Mosaic Arts Online supplies by emailing [email protected]