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A Two-Day Workshop of Ceramic Mold Making
March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$150
A Two-day Workshop :
Ceramic Mold Making
with Ivan Lopez
Come and Experience: The Art of Mold Making
This is an introductory workshop for walking you through the steps pf making a one piece mold for clay reproductions. The objective is to illustrate that fundamental knowledge for creating simple plaster molds.
Walk through the steps of making your own molds for you clay projects.
Overview of the essentials tools and materials needed for small scale mold making.
– Class Overview –
We will :
Make an original positive clay piece to illustrate the concept of undercuts
Make a container to hold and pour our molds
Learn the art of mixing plaster and it’s relationship to clay
Discuss how to clean the mold and clean up our plaster mix
Make and discuss the basic of clay slip making, defloculantes and proper mixing
Discuss shrinkage so that the clay positive release properly
How to time the mold for appropriate thickness strategies for poping the positive out when it’s ready.
To finalize we will have 2 clay reproductions and a mold to make many more after this workshop.