Type candle for my uncle's 62nd birthday
I wanted to surprise my uncle with a special handmade gift since he is the one in our family
who prefers crafts a lot. The idea was to turn 2d typography into 3d, and still keep it functional.
I drew a 62 ligature for obvious reasons.
There were two mistakes during the process. First I picked the wrong kind of gypsum
(too rough) and second the wax and gypsum did not like each other even if there was a layer
of soapfoam in between which – by the way – should perfectly separate them.
Lessons to learn.