Mould Making Short Course
Simple drop out mould
Simple two part mould
Basic slip casting
Mould Making Short course
5 Week Mould Making Short Course.
Learn basic mould making and slip casting techniques
Make a simple drop out mould and a simple two part mould
Cast your moulds.
Start Dates For Courses In 2021
- Introduction to what slip casting is about
- What is slip?
- What is potter’s plaster?
- Design and begin to make your simple drop out plug
- Finish your simple drop out plug
- Set up the casting box
- Learn to measure and mix the plaster
- Make your first mould
- Design a two part plug
- Make the plug for a two part mould
- Finishing and cleaning the mould from last week
- Finish the two part plug and cast it
- Cast your drop out mould
- Learn about colouring slip and decorating with coloured slip
- Pour the two part mould
Mould making and slip casting is a huge field. It covers basic moulds that a potter might make, to the multi part ceramics industry moulds right through to all commercial production of anything ceramic. Well done in getting a basic understanding!