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Intro to Slipcasting (Session 6) 2024


  • 420 US dollars
  • 9th Street

Service Description

Mondays @ 6-9 pm, August 12th-September 16th This class is held at our SoMa Studio. This introductory class will teach students how to make 1-part and 2-part plaster molds in order to cast forms using slip. Students will also learn about coloring slips and surface decoration techniques. Basic ceramic experience required. Week 1: Two Part Molds Create a 2-part mold from an appropriate object of your choice. Students will learn how to refine plaster edges in preparation for drying the mold. Week 2: One Part Molds Make smaller, textural press-molds if time permits, and a 1 part mold using a tapered cup or bowl shape. Week 3: Casting One Part Mold & Colored Slip Use slip to cast 1 & 2 part molds from the library while our 2-part molds dry. Learn how to color slip with mason stains and layer slip Week 4: Casting Two Part Mold & Surface Design Use slip to cast your 2-part mold - experiment with surface design by carving into layered slip, controlled pouring, and patterned inlays. Week 5: Work Day Casting & glazing Week 6: Glaze & Potluck!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

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Contact Details

  • Clayroom SoMa, 9th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA


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