ARC 101 – Overview

INTRODUCTION TO CUT&FOLD If you’re a parent like me, at some point you’ve probably been asked by your kid or a teacher to come into class to talk about your work, or host an activity. I did it a few times with moderate success, not being organized well enough, realizing on the spot that keeping […]

How to Cast Concrete

The basic techniques for casting concrete Many people ask me questions about how I make my sculptures, so I thought I’d start a post about the process. I will update it from time to time so please leave all your thoughts and questions in the Comments section at the end. Important disclaimer:In no way I […]

Learning from Mistakes

Worn out cubic concrete sculpture

Hit and Miss My practice and techniques evolved over time and along the way I had hits and misses. Sometimes the objects just ended up in the dumpsters, but in other occasions the unexpected results were actually nice surprises. Unfortunately, in most of these cases the happy mistakes were impossible to reproduce. Mistakes are good […]

Concrete Genesis

THE FIRST BAG OF CONCRETE As time goes, memories fade away. When and why exactly did I get my first bag of concrete? I can’t tell for sure, but it was around 2014. Among many things, I remember that I was looking for a cheaper and more accessible alternative to casting metal, which I was […]