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fabricademy2017:students:angela.barbour:week_04._biofabricating_dyes_materials [2018/05/13 23:50]
angelabarbour [Recipe]
fabricademy2017:students:angela.barbour:week_04._biofabricating_dyes_materials [2018/05/13 23:54]
angelabarbour [Preparing]
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-01. First of all I prepared very well the clean ambientand the glass surfaces to receive the bioplastic.+01. First of all I prepared very well clean ambient and  glass surfaces to receive the bioplastic.
  
 02. I dissolve the gelatin powder in cold water, putting first the gelatin in the pan and after the water, stirring with a spoon and adding water until the gelatin dissolved as better as possible. 02. I dissolve the gelatin powder in cold water, putting first the gelatin in the pan and after the water, stirring with a spoon and adding water until the gelatin dissolved as better as possible.
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 04. After I poured the liquid over the glass in a thin layer. 04. After I poured the liquid over the glass in a thin layer.
  
-05. While it was still warm I put some drops of a mixture made with cochineal to tint the bioplastic ​, put some hibiscus petals, in other sample I put some silk threads, in other some dry petals of flowers , in other some saffron in powder and in the last one I overlapped a plastic net to create a texture.+05. While it was still warm I put some drops of a mixture made with cochineal to tint the bioplastic ​and over some hibiscus petals, in other sample I put some silk threads, in other some dry petals of flowers , in other some saffron in powder and in the last one I overlapped a plastic net to create a texture.
  
-06. After that I let it dry from one day to another ​and pulled them up from the glass and let it dry for one day more hanged in a clean wood surface, changing during the day , the point of hanging, ​for let it dry regularly.+06. After that I let they dry from one day to another, than pulled them up from the glass and let they dry for one more day, hanged in a clean wood surface, changing during the day , the point of hanging, ​to let they dry regularly.
  
-07. After three days, the structure ​as not changing anymore, and the material was very interesting,​ with a very good aspect and very good to manipulate. ​+07. After three days, the structure ​was not changing anymore, and the material was very interesting,​ with a good aspect and very easy to manipulate. ​
  
 The process can be seen in the video below. The process can be seen in the video below.