Casting an Image into Rockite

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Materials

  • laser etched acrylic
  • rockite
  • mold release agent

Procedure

  1. Rasterize your image and etch into acrylic using a laser engraver.
  2. Build a mold fitting the dimensions of the etched acrylic.  Place etched acrylic into the mold.
  3. Prepare the rockite and pour into mold.  Allow 30-40 minutes to cure completely so that the delicate parts that form the image have reached full strength.
  4. Remove from the mold.

The Image to be Cast

Making a Haystack, Sarbi, Maramures

 

This image of a woman standing on a haystack was cropped and rasterized.

Results