21. the big glob.

The testing of a large scale 'glob', at 1:1, approximately 5m long. The form work consists of 3 layers: an inner air-filled tube, a paste filled tube, and of course an outer size-filled tube. The drawstring and pleating techniques are continued, as well as the introduction of veins to the interior and exterior of the form work.


make it pleat.

Close-up examinations of the various pleating techniques implemented in the manipulation of the poly-tubing.

Above: Exterior pleating, double layered for strength (and preventing size spillage).
Below: Exterior pleating, however fanning out to form multiple manipulations.

Above: Detail illustrating the drawstring technique.