Archive for July, 2012

How to polish concrete.

                                                        From personal experience, polishing concrete is like waking up on a Christmas morning. You don’t know what kind of surface you’re going to get until you finish the entire polishing process. I use a variable speed water fed polisher. This kind of polisher uses a regular water hose and is fed through the diamond […]

Stamping and Texturing Concrete Using Different Materials.

I do everything in my creative power to make sure that every time I do a sculpture in concrete, I try my best to create it to look nothing like concrete. Concrete is such a great material, not to mention its versatility and forgiving qualities. I’m so facinated with the fact I can take something that is […]

Decorative Aggregates in Concrete

Based from past experience through trial and error, I have discovered  the versatility that decorative aggregates can give to a concrete form once ground and polished. Most of my work encompasses recycled and natural aggregates such as course sand, marble dust, black beauty coal slag, tempered glass, and crushed wine bottles. These aggregates are just as structurally […]

Juried into the 2012 ART MELT

     I’m thrilled to be accepted into this years Art Melt in Baton Rouge. My sculpture, Emerald Line, was juried into the show. This piece is a cast and polished concrete with glass inlay. The Forum 35 Art Melt is the largest multi-media, juried art exhibit in the state of Louisiana. Now in its 9th year, […]