Over the course of the next few months. I am going to build a 6-8 foot tall sculpture of the Lovecraftian creature, Cthulhu.
Lots of building since my last update. All of this has been to facilitate a sturdy infrastructure that can take some spray on foam.
In this episode, I put some time into building up the armature. The armature is the foundation.
Sanding. Like the Karate Kidnand his "Wax on. Wax off", SANDING SUCKS! I am fine with the idea of polishing. I am fine sanding some parts to get them just-so. I decided to use spray foam to build the bulk of the shape.
This sculpture project has a special feature:
It also acts as a water fountain!
Stay tuned for a construction update.
The course of this project goes something like this:
come up with the demented idea
source the materials (some recycled, some new)
build up the hard arma
Cthulhu is ready! The project I began in April of 2007 is done. It started as an innovated way to use items destined for the garbage or the recycling bin. It morphed into an incredible use of Great Stuff foam; then an ill-advised amount of fiberglass. Put some rocks and mortar into the mix and voila! The Cthulhu water fountain is ready.
I got word of a Cthulhu/HP Lovecraft themed live ev