(alarm sound) Good morning, it is Saturday and today is the first day in a week of my life that I’m going to show you. My room is a bit messy so I think I’ll have to do a little clean of that, so that it doesn’t get too out of control I’ve got to make myself a cup of tea and then we’re good to go. This is the design I have to build, so I’m just going to take the measurements. So I’ve made this wire structure and I’m gonna cover it in some plaster wrap or maybe some paper mache Okay, the whole thing has been wrapped in duct tape excluding where I need there to be holes so now I’m going to wrap it in plaster wrap and I’m making a second smaller one in exactly the same method. I’ll do a sketch beforehand so that I have all the measurements at hand to be able to reference when I need them So I need to do a load of laundry And get that hanging up on the line and then I can come back to this and do the plaster Okay So the plaster is drying at the moment next I’m taking some polymer clay and I’m gonna be making some little sculptural pieces for the inside of the model. Some of this clay is really old but I heard on the internet that you can use mineral oil – aka baby oil – to soften the clay. That’s the plan! Look how cute!!! And the tools I’m using are just things I have around my house: a razor blade the end of a paintbrush and the clay So I just went to a three-year-olds birthday party Now I’m coming back to continue to work on my little sculpting projects. I’ve got these little mushrooms that I’ve made and then I’ve also got these ones which I’ve made and Some little colorful fungi that are in the oven at the moment. Tomorrow, I’m going into the city to work with my friend Jeremy We’re going to work together on our models So … I won’t make it too late tonight Okay, so I’ve been packing all my stuff to bring to uni – most of it I put together last night – and I’m bringing some tea sachets and a thermos full of hot water so that I can make myself a tea throughout the day. It is 8:30am, so I’m gonna go leave for the train and get to uni! My stock is falling down in my shoe!!! Ok, so I’m on the train and I’m gonna be doing some photo editing and then some video editing for YouTube, just because it’s the most useful way to spend my time. I’m the only one here….. This is Jeremy (my uni husband) Me: What are you working on? Jeremy: So I am building some floating stairs. Me: Beautiful! Very nice!
Jeremy: And then I’ve got these these will be a spiral staircase eventually too. Me: and they interlock in that little hole down there?
Jeremy: Yeah Me: And this is Audrey!
Me: What you up to Audrey? making a little tired? Audrey: making a little tiled pool
Me: oh cool! Audrey: we’ll see how it turns out.
Me: (whispering) are the to scale? Audrey: …. i think so Looks good! And I’m covering this with clay, which is taking a really heckin’ long time So I just realized that… the clay is not gonna work. It’s cracking and it doesn’t hold its shape. So I need to peel the whole thing off and replace it with paper mache. So I just have wasted in five hours. But I’m going to make myself another tea and we’ll just keep going See that gap there? Funny story – not really funny actually – I once dropped a whole bunch of model-making supplies right down the drop of the elevator shaft and it was the worst day of my life. Okay, so I’ve gotta rush to Basement Books to get some tissue paper, so that we can do some paper mache and then I can continue All right, got my tissue paper, and we’ve got two hours before I have dinner plans this afternoon so I’ve gotta get started! Me: Bye guys!
Bye friend! I’m about to meet my friend Laura for dinner! (Talking to my camera) Hello, let me focus. Thats what my teacher said to me in highschool Thats gonna be in the vlog! Hello everybody, my name’s Laura, I’m here with Tash and we are having amazing food! That is the truffle pizza – whoa whoa whoa food p0rn food p0rn! And pesto gnocchi with broccoli, and chili oil. We are vegetarian and fantastic! Mmmmm! Delicious! (I’m not sure what’s going on here) So Laura has very kindly driven me home! (Sigh) as much as I want to go to bed I need to get the base of this completely made tonight So the time is 8 o’clock, I’m off to work now I won’t be able to film inside, of course, because I’ve got work to do and I’m starting a bit earlier today so I can take a longer lunch break to go to the shops and get some fabric and some foam core for my model. So that’s the plan! I’ll see you again on my lunch break! It’s 12 o’clock. I’m on my lunch break Also three of my colleagues just informed me that the back of my head – like my hair –
is turning green! So, that’s great, I guess that’s what I deserve for using a box dye to do my hair So, I’ve got it up in a bun – it’s traumatic to think about. I think to get enough to get it fixed professionally. Okay, now I’m off to office works to get some foam core and then I think I’ll be ready to go back to work We’re here! That should do.. Okay, it’s 5 o’clock I’ve just finished work and now I have to go home and really quickly make my model box out of the foam core and then I’m going to visit my dad’s house. See my siblings, have dinner with them, then paint the model tonight. That’s the plan! So I just got to my dad’s house. He lives about an hour away from me. So I’ve driven here tonight to have dinner and stay over, and just spend some time with my family. And usually on a Monday night, I’ll come here and do painting in the evening. But tonight I’m actually gonna work on my assignment. Whoa!! What??? And there she goes! Hey, beautiful The paper maché work is done and I’ve painted it – the outside is grey, the inside is blue. And the inside of this one is like a… coral color. It’s 10:41. I think I’m gonna hit the hay! I will see you tomorrow! Peanut butter and banana toast is like my favorite breakfast ever! It’s 10:30 so I’m gonna head off to uni. Gonna go catch the train. I’m rockin’ the Steve Jobs look today, which is basically, my go-to outfit when I just don’t know what to wear. I love a black turtleneck with blue jeans Oh I’ve gotta turn the air-con off before I go! Let’s go to school So I’m meeting my friend Emily on the Alumni Green. Wow a style icon!