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Published May 20, 2011

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 video Fundamentals of Mold Making and Slipcasting, which is available as a download in the Ceramic Arts Network Shop!  Mike also shares his recipes for casting bodies. - Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.


 

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

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