Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction

What to Mould? Shape, Size, and Practicalities

A course by Helen Johannessen , Ceramist and mould maker

Ceramist and mould maker. London, United Kingdom.
Joined March 2022

Create moulds for your ceramic pieces following a step-by-step process.

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About the video: What to Mould? Shape, Size, and Practicalities

Overview

“Now that you have a firm grasp of the required materials, I will help you to consider the best objects to mould and identify the potential issues that can arise when making your mould. ”

In this video lesson Helen Johannessen addresses the topic: What to Mould? Shape, Size, and Practicalities, which is part of the Domestika online course: Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction. Create moulds for your ceramic pieces following a step-by-step process..

Partial transcription of the video

“In this lesson, we'll be looking at objects that you can mold and the different materials and considerations. So before we start thinking about how we mold something, we need to consider the material, the size, and the complexity of the shape. Here I have some different examples and samples of molding items and casting, and I'm going to talk through the differences between the objects and shapes. So starting with the apple, fruit and food can be good materials to use, or objects, I should say, for molding because they're accessible, but we do need to think about what we're doing with this. ...”

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Course summary for: Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (16)
  • 1867 students
  • 4 units
  • 16 lessons (3h 3m)
  • 4 downloads
  • Category

    Craft
  • Areas

    Arts & Crafts, Ceramics, Fine Arts

Helen Johannessen

A course by Helen Johannessen

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Ceramist and mould maker

Helen Johannessen, a renowned professional ceramicist and mould maker, has dedicated over 25 years to the art of clay and plaster casting. Her extensive experience includes collaborations with numerous clients, ranging from limited series to mass production. Helen's exceptional craftsmanship is exemplified by the success of her ceramic notepad, which sold an impressive 80,000 pieces in the UK alone. With her brand YoYo Ceramics, Helen has designed homewares like the iconic Is That Plastic range and the beloved Butter Dish.

Helen's passion for clay, plaster, and casting slip shines through in her artwork. She continually pushes the boundaries of traditional crafting techniques, creating one-of-a-kind artworks that capture the essence of fluidity and light. As an experienced teacher and workshop leader, Helen is committed to sharing her knowledge and inspiring others to embrace creativity. With her patient and curious approach, she empowers students to explore new possibilities, overcome challenges, and discover their artistic potential.


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Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction. Craft course by Helen Johannessen

Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction

A course by Helen Johannessen
Ceramist and mould maker. London, United Kingdom.
Joined March 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (16)
  • 1867 students