Eureka Project

This archive shows how I cast my anime bronze figurine of a modern schoolgirl with related old style school desks.

Lemmy Miyauchi

Eureka Project – Introduction

 

The name of this bronze casting project is Eureka.  This name is chosen to represent the mathematical concept of discovery as first attributed to Archimedes. This project is a bronze sculpt of Lemmy Miyauchi from the To Heart anime standing beside two old style school desks with her arm raised as if answering a question.  […]

Wax Model

Eureka Project – Wax Models

 

This post describes the creation of silicon rubber molds and wax models for bronze casting using the lost wax process. The first step to create a bronze statue of Lemmy Miyauchi is to make silicon rubber molds of all the model parts.  These molds will be injected with wax to create wax copies of the parts.  […]

Pouring Bronze

Eureka Project – Casting

 

This post describes the bronze casting activities for the Lemmy Miyauchi figure. The next step in the lost wax casting process, after the wax models are created, prepares the model to be encased in investment or silica plaster.  Sprues or wax connectors are attached to the wax model.  The sprues form channels for the molten […]