Augustė has been using her ceramics kiln here for enameling and metal casting.
The enamel powder
Cleaning the oxides from the test copper plates before enameling
She used water and citric acid solution for cleaning.
Fired samples of the colours
She’s using marked copper test plates to see how different enamels look under different firing conditions
Melting paraffin wax for casting a copper pendant. First she made a positive cast from clay, then casted its imprint in silicone.
Then Augustė makes another positive cast in the wax mould from paraffin wax.
Here’s the silicone mould filled with liquid wax. All is set for casting the metal!