Molds & Mishima: Handbuilding & Decorating with Julie Wiggins
Runtime: Approximately 2 hours
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Making your own slump and hump molds is such a great way to be creative in the studio, and it is easier than you might think if you make them out of clay! Julie Wiggins shares two creative mold making techniques, as well as her Mishima surface techniques and glazing process in her video Molds & Mishima: Handbuilding and Decorating Techniques. This video is loaded with practical tips and techniques from making the mold all the way through glazing the piece.
Chapter 1 – Making a Platter From a Wheel-Thrown Ring Mold
Chapter 2 – Making a Bisque Mold From an Appropriated Form
Chapter 3 – Making a Platter With the Bisque Mold
Chapter 4 – Mishima Decoration
Chapter 5 – Glazing
Bonus – Studio Tour
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About the Artist
Julie Wiggins is a full time studio potter in Charlotte, North Carolina. Julie graduated from East Carolina University in 2001 with a BFA in Ceramics. In 2005, she received an honorary degree from the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in China, where she focused her studies on traditional Eastern techniques. Her work has been shown in galleries across the country, including AKAR Gallery, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Crimson Laurel Gallery, and Lark & Key. Julie’s work is also part of the permanent collection at the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. To learn more about Julie and see more images of her work, please visit www.juliewigginspottery.com.