Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction

Decoration Techniques

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: Decoration Techniques

Overview

“With the foundations covered, how can you embellish your piece to take it to the next level? In this lesson, I will share some ideas on how to add more clay elements to a cast, colour and glaze it, and use gold lustre. ”

In this video lesson Helen Johannessen addresses the topic: Decoration Techniques, 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, I'll be showing you some decorating techniques that you can use with casting into plaster and using color. I'll be talking about a few decorating techniques that you can use, and obviously in ceramics and all the different materials and tools, the possibilities are almost infinite. So I've selected a few that involve using plaster sprig molding, which is a traditional technique, and how to build up some relief decoration. I'll also be showing you how to color slip and apply that onto the leather-hard clay. I'll be showing you how you can carve into that to reveal the white u...”

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Course summary for: Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (16)
  • 1853 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)
  • 1853 students