The Essential Guide to Mold Making & Slip Casting
For potters, mold making is invaluable because it allows them to slip-cast identical multiples of their work? and this newly revised, now in color edition of Andrew Martin? s classic is "the "definitive guide to the craft.
No other volume has shown the processes in such how-to detail. It? s overflowing with hundreds of photos, key techniques, projects, master artist profiles, and troubleshooting tips. A thorough introduction addresses materials and tools, and presents Martin? s simple, unique template method for making clay prototypes. Create easy one-piece molds to make tiles, bowls, and platters, or multi-piece molds for more complex forms. An extensive overview covers slip formulation, while offering highly desired slip recipes for low-, mid-, and high-fire clay bodies. This will be the standard reference in every ceramist? s library.
Author: Martin, Andrew
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Publish Date: Apr 2007
Number of Pages: 159