Have you seen Robyn Dreer Abrams' beautiful mosaic fans? If so, it's easy to believe that a lot of time researching and experimenting was invested by her to create the 3-D substrate she used to make them. Freely, she shared with me that one morning she "sat straight up in bed" when she got her "ah-ha" moment!
Amazingly, Robyn's fans are made using wedi board as her substrate. Her fans are 3 dimensional, so how did she do it? As you probably know, wedi board is a flat, super lightweight, moisture-proof substrate that has styrofoam in the middle with a mesh and cement coating on both sides. It is primarily used for floors, walls, bathrooms… until now. Robyn introduces us to a new way to shape wedi board and use them in 3-D substrates. Here's what she so graciously shared about her process:
What is so exciting about this method using wedi board is that you can use your imagination to make many things with this folded-fan substrate, such as a skirt of a dress or similar shapes. My mind is reeling with possibilities!
Keep a look out as Robyn shared that as soon as she can, she wants to offer a 3-4 day workshop on how to create these fans. Check out some of her work on her Facebook page.
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