Mould Making and Slipcasting
• Saturday, July 06, 2013 10:00am – 5:00pm
Learn the process of making a one or two piece plaster mould to create
ceramic multiples. In this workshop you will learn how to make a
casting mould from plaster using found objects made from glass, wood and
plastic prototypes. Even fruit & vegetables can be cast! Spend
the day making the plaster mould and focus on slip casting techniques.
Cost includes plaster and clay. Bring in your own object to cast or
choose one of the tutors objects.
Printing on Clay
• Saturday, July 13, 2013 10:00am – 4:00pm
In this workshop students will learn how to expose images on to a
silkscreen using the Riso screen printing method. Once the screens are
made, students will learn how to print directly on to clay using ceramic
inks. The workshop will cover printing on to fresh clay and transfer
printing on to green ware and bisque. Participants will also be shown
how to make decal transfers from their screens. Includes all inks and
slips as well as an A5 silk screen and squeegee. Clay can be purchased
at the studio on the day.