Making / Photo Light Box / Mike Smith

I decided that my Making It post for today would be a ‘light box’.  I’ve wanted to start using one, so here it is.  I got a basic ‘how-to’ off the web. 

                           

http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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2 Responses to Making / Photo Light Box / Mike Smith

  1. sbmacinnis says:

    That looks great, and now I want one. The photos of the objects look so crisp in the box.

  2. Thanks Stephen, This is one project that met my expectations. The only real problem I had was keeping my hands clean, and keeping the background unsmudged! You can see my ‘work space’.

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