You can find here all information about most interesting and popular materials.
Mostly I focus on polymers and composites.
Finn Stone is crazy (in the most positive meaning of this word) and innovative artist with Irish parentage. He studied ceramics at Preston and Middlesex University, but he creates masterpieces from everything, using every available technique.
His website reads:
“Having created a diverse range of renowned design products, Finn has molded his love of eccentricity into the realm of sculpture art, where his practice is governed both by his flamboyance and his overzealous imagination.
Joanne Tinker is an artist who called herself ‘collectaholic’ as she collects sweet wrappers, bottle tops, buttons, butterflies, and papers. They are all collected and stored in her studio, waiting to be given a new life.
The profits from Polypropylene can get around USD 145 bilion in 2019. Why can this simple polymer make such a lot of money? Continue reading
Jeannie Driver is a creator of sculptures and installations. Her art is done based on her interest in systems and processes, so she mainly recycles materials. Continue reading
Copolymer is the result of polymerization when two or more different monomers join together. This process is called copolymerization. When a polymer is made by linking together only one type Continue reading
Did you notice that some plastics are hard and others soft, such as cables which are soft and plastics cups which are hard.
The main reason is that plastics have a defined point of temperature. The properties of the material change depending on the temperature, if it is about or below this point. Continue reading
Keith Haynes creates an amazing artwork which is full of meanings and at the same time nostalgic. His work is also remarkable in the respect of his choice of materials: button badges, CDs or vinyl records.
Woolffgallery writes about him:
“Whether it’s a graphically iconic portrait or a meaningful song lyric, each piece is created from original vinyl records chosen to enhance the subject matter, Haynes considers the subject and the object to be of equal importance within his practice.”
His work seems interesting and below you can check some of it. I hope you will enjoy it!
Epoxy most important uses are the circuit printed boards.
What is the relation between the circuit printed boards and the art?
First of all: what is thermoplastic?
As you can find in every encyclopedia thermoplastics are materials that soften or melt when heated and harden when cooled. This is the simplest explanation ever. Continue reading