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How to Make a Textured Bisque Mold that Mimics a Thrown Piece

Posted On March 18, 2013 6 Comments

There are lots of ways to make molds in ceramics, as you’ll see in our newly revised download Ceramic Mold Making Techniques: Tips for Making Plaster Molds and Slip Casting Clay. And I love that I keep discovering new variations. Case in point: Nancy Zoller’s textured bisque hump molds. I love how Nancy incorporates texture right into the mold, and adds a spiral detail to make a piece look thrown. In today’s post, Nancy explains her process. -Jennifer Harnetty, editor.