Friday, July 19, 2019

A Few Fritos for #FakeFoodFriday

It's FFFriday again, and I've got an easy one for you this week!


Materials: Wonderflex, acrylic paint
Tools: Scissors, heat gun, dowel, brushes

This little cup of Fritos were made for an Apprentice Scene in 2018 by our apprentices Alyssa Tryon and Adia Matousek!  Scenes are a single performance (plus run thru and dress rehearsal, obviously), so you may be asking, "But why didn't you just buy Fritos?"  No one was going to eat them, they were just bar dressing, and we didn't want to waste them.  Also it was a great project for Alyssa, who wanted to more fake food (don't we all?!).  In actuality, these were split over 3 small bowls and they had false bottoms put in them so they looked full.  



Each Frito was cut from a piece of Wonderflex  and shaped using a heat gun to soften the thermoplastic, and wrapped gently around a dowel to get the curl.  Alyssa then painted each one with acrylic paint, adding some brown texture for authenticity.  We didn't worry about the grid texture on the back of the Wonderflex, as it's not noticeable unless you're reaaaaally close.  



And that's that!  Happy Friday y'all and Prop On!

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