Some artwork for a future book and show: THE ANCIENT BOOK OF SEX & SCIENCE. I'm doing some small 3D pieces and paintings, the idea being that these (below) could be art or relics from an ancient Martian civilization.
foam core/hot glue/modeling paste/acrylic/gouache
MARTIAN CARVINGS 01 & 02
9" X 12" X 1"
These are insect studies from a previous post and an upcoming bug-themed show. But here, they have also worked as ancient Martian hieroglyphics.
Final foam core construction.
STEP BY STEP
Build up of Light Molding Paste. Lays down like whipped cream, dries semi-hard and very light in weight.
Course Pumice Gel was applied over the dried paste (to add more grit/rust). Then, the piece was painted with acrylic and gouache.