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Casting from a Plaster Mold

2021-07-07T13:47:24-04:00December 10, 2020|

Part 2 on Casting a 3 Part Mold   After the mold is cleaned and left to dry for a few days to a week, it is time to make your first cast. You can purchase straps to hold your mold together, or in this case, inner tube rubber, cut into strips. This mold is held together by inner tube rubber, cut into pieces   Pour the liquid slip carefully into the [...]

Making a 3 Part Mould

2021-07-07T13:47:54-04:00December 8, 2020|

Here are some images and basic instructions on how to tackle a 3 part plaster mold for doing slip cast pottery.  I created this way back in 2014 and posted to a guild that I belonged to, but I thought it would be good on my own site!  My own original sculpture and work. As for the spelling.  Both are correct, sort of.  It is mould in the UK and mold  in the U.S.  We [...]

Not just pottery

2021-07-07T14:00:56-04:00June 25, 2018|

I'm concentrating on pottery at the moment (as my second job) and it needs focus.  All that drying and bisquing and glazing.  But I like art of all kinds.  And I won't do pottery forever, I'm sure.  So last week I took some time out to take a class at SmoothOn in Macungie, Pennsylvania. Wow, what a great course.  I took beginners mold making and casting and it was so much fun.  Not only did [...]

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