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Viewfinder by Louie Rochon

A giant sized project by Louie Rochon. He takes us through every step of the way from basic design to despatch of the finished piece.

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Rough foundation shape with 'mock monitor' inside to ensure function of piece and viewing angles.
Rough foundation shape with 'mock monitor' inside to ensure function of piece and viewing angles.

Rough Piece.
Rough Piece.

Shaping scored and wired foam core 'lid piece'.
Shaping scored and wired foam core 'lid piece'.

Shaping and Taping lid piece into place.
Shaping and Taping lid piece into place.

Trim end wires of lid piece.
Trim end wires of lid piece.

Sketch in future 'cutout' for lid where the photo/slide disk rendition will appear. Must wait until papier mache surface is in place for stability before cutting out.
Sketch in future 'cutout' for lid where the photo/slide disk rendition will appear. Must wait until papier mache surface is in place for stability before cutting out.

Designing Eye Viewing Openings.
Designing Eye Viewing Openings.

Cutting Eye View Openings from foam core.
Cutting Eye View Openings from foam core.

Eye View Openings.
Eye View Openings.

Eye View Openings.
Eye View Openings.

Shaping and Taping 1/16 inch foam panels around eye openings.
Shaping and Taping 1/16 inch foam panels around eye openings.

Shaping and Taping 1/16 inch foam panels around eye openings.
Shaping and Taping 1/16 inch foam panels around eye openings.

Adding additional layers of tape to strengthen thin foam panels.
Adding additional layers of tape to strengthen thin foam panels.

Rough Skeleton Shape as of 8/18/07.
Rough Skeleton Shape as of 8/18/07.

Rough Skeleton Shape as of 8/18/07. More to come.
Rough Skeleton Shape as of 8/18/07. More to come.