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 Daily Bookstore.
To learn more about Guy Michael Davis, and see what he’s up to in the studio, please visit his blog: http://guymichaeldavis.blogspot.com/.