Lately, I have been really interested in surface development and I have been having a great time experimenting in the studio. But, I would probably  be more likely to take bigger risks if I didn’t labor over the forms as much as I do. So I have been thinking about doing a little slipcasting to minimize the preciousness of my forms and hopefully, get the surfaces to where I want them.

 

So, with slipcasting on the brain, I thought I would share a few tips from Guy Michael Davis for pouring good casts. It’s from his new DVD Fundamentals of Mold Making and Slipcasting, which is now shipping from the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore. Mike also shares his recipes for casting bodies. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.



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This clip was excerpted from Fundamentals of Mold Making and Slipcasting, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore.


 

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To learn more about Guy Michael Davis, and see what he’s up to in the studio, please visit his blog: http://guymichaeldavis.blogspot.com/.

 

For great mold making techniques, be sure to download your free copy of Ceramic Mold Making Techniques: Tips for Making Plaster Molds and Slip Casting Clay, Volume II.

 

 

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