Mouldmaking and Slipcasting with Ed Bentley at Potclays

Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 August 2015

Duration: 2 days 9.00-16.00 approx.
Fee: £170.00

What’s included: All refreshments, buffet lunch and preferential discounts
Ability level: Intermediate
Please bring: Apron & towel

Ed Bentley is an award winning shape designer and product developer with 30 years experience within the industry globally. He teaches at degree level nationally and runs his own mould-making courses from his workshop at Manifold Craft Barn.

This two-day intermediate level hands-on course will guide you through the process of plaster mould making for slip casting. Fast-paced and informal, Ed will demonstrate various techniques from the preparation of a shape to produce in ceramic to the making of a plaster mould from this shape. A slipcasting demonstration will also be given together with the opportunity to practice this technique using ready-made moulds. On the first day please bring with you an object you would like to make a mould from, if you can visualise making a one or two part mould from it and its no larger than approximately 20cm it should be ideal. At the end of the course you can then take your completed mould home to dry out before taking slip-casts from it.

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