She says: "Initially, there had been talk of a life casting of my mum and dad with their hands joined together.
Angela explains: "Every cast has a story and my ethos is to cast the moment, whether that involves life castings celebrating weddings, children, or whatever.
This was arduous - especially for larger quantities required for hands, breasts, facial and other components - issues equally applicable to other silicone applications such as theatrical masks, plaster casting, special effects, model engineering, animatronics, life casting
and pattern making.
The process for life casting
working with platinum silicone begins much like any other life casting
She is a restless innovator in process and in an e-mail exchange with me concerning her methods said "I have worked with rubber moulds used as ceramic press-moulds and life casting
for many years.
It assists foundry workers who have gating and risering expertise or tooling and process background to solve real life casting
d She said: "I teach piano and have a business called Impress Me which takes life castings
of babies' hands and feet.
Ron Mueck: Not exactly young, but his life castings
, such as Dead Dad, have the power to unsettle and move people like few modern art pieces.