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4 Day Ceramics School: Casting Techniques (24hr)

Spend four days of concentrated mould making and casting at Gray's School of Art.

15 Jul - 18 Jul 2019

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Organised by:
Rebecca Westguard www.rgu.ac.uk/study/courses/425-ceramics-school-option-2-casting-techniques-4-day-foundation-intermediate-extra
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Location:
Gray's School of Art, the Robert Gordon University
Garthdee Rd
Aberdeen
AB10 7QD
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Ever wanted to make moulds for reproduction of multiples? This will provide an excellent opportunity to practice model & mould making in plaster, while also covering slipcasting and press moulding techniques.

Students can realise finer more complex forms in replica and investiagte a range of glazing varraitons on muiltiple versons of the same cast.

Essential skills will be covered:

• Basic techniques and mould making in plaster and clay.

• An introduction to mixing and pouring plaster.

• Mould Making 'drop out' and simple piece moulds

• Making a stamp/sprig-mould/scratch block.

• Slipcasting in porcelain and earthenware

• Making a simple two or three-part mould from a found object.

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