Vanden Broeck’s metal techniques in polymer

This colorful bangle by Belgium’s Moïse Vanden Broeck traps extruded canes between two polymer clay plates. Moise brings a metalworker’s eye to his polymer work as in this additional bracelet design and these rings.

He also explains how to create a cutter tool using rotary blades which is an update on the original tube bead cutter by Elise Winters.

Nice to have a few mental exercises to get us in shape for the studio week ahead.

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  • reply cristalline ,

    Bravo Moïse pour ce bracelet si original ! on reconnaît bien ton style, c’est un plaisir de retrouver ton travail ici !

    • reply byZarah ,

      Woho, this is a cool idea for a bracelet. Very nice!

      • reply Sera ,

        When I put this page through babelfish – I got this hilarious translation:

        “As usual search of form and color; technique used claygun large square end to carry out the wife-swapping parties. To manufacture the black plates fimo; 2 metal aluminium gauges hammered to give the form and hammered of surface. I obtained the final form by compressing the whole between the two metal plates. Cooking in a part between the two metal plates which I withdrew still hot after cooking.”

        • reply maerys ,

          je réitère mes félicitations, pour un bracelet tout en surprises mais tellement original . Il fallait y penser , la polymère n’ a de limite que notre imagination, c’est dire aucune …..
          merci et bravo

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