Multiples: Mold-Making and Slip CastingRegistration Closed
Instructor: Kimberlee Joy Roth
Jul 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 • 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Media: Clay
Skill Level: Level III - IVTuition: Members: $ 500.00 / Non-Members: $ 535.00
Includes firing and glaze fees. Plus additional materials fee for clay and plaster.
In this technically based workshop you will explore processes related to plaster mold-making and slip casting over the course of five studio days. Discover a workflow that allows you to create multiples; expanding the possibilities of your ceramic process.
This workshop will begin with discussion and demonstrations, providing you with a solid foundation in this process and its variations. You will learn how to mix plaster, partition a piece to be molded, and create one- and two- or more part molds. Learn how to care for molds, mix casting slip, pour and release pieces, and attach sprig decorations. Prepare for a busy week, loaded with information and a unique hands-on experience. This workshop will be held Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday; breaking for molds to dry on Sunday. Some ceramics experience is required.
Drawing upon her background in mathematics and her interest in abstracted natural forms, Kimberlee Roth creates slip cast ceramic works for the wall and table. She holds an MFA from the University of Minnesota. In addition to being the recipient of prestigious grants and fellowships, Kimberlee's work is included in numerous publications and permanent collections. She has been teaching slip casting and mold making since 2007.
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