Slump molds are great for making plates since you can just drop the slab into the mold and not worry about it shrinking around it. They are even better when they are your own homemade mold.
In today’s post, an excerpt from Platters: Four Approaches to Making and Decorating Plates, Ben Carter shares some tips on using an easy-to-make slump mold to make a large oval platter.
This clip was excerpted from Platters: Four Approaches to Making and Decorating Plates, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop!
To learn more about Ben Carter or to see more images of his work, please visit www.carterpottery.com.