Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction

Mixing Plaster and Demoulding 1

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: Mixing Plaster and Demoulding 1

Overview

“The next step is to mix the plastic and demould! I will show you an effective means to avoid any lumps, with tips and tricks about mixing and pouring methods. Then, you will learn how to achieve a smooth release! ”

In this video lesson Helen Johannessen addresses the topic: Mixing Plaster and Demoulding 1, 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 mixing plaster and demoulding. So in the last lesson, we got to the stage where we had our cotton set up around our pineapple, which is embedded half in clay, with the clay spare on top, which is going to create our reservoir or casting hole. I've put an apron on because the plaster is a dusty and messy material to work with, and it's not good if you get it on your clothes because it will just, it'll go set hard into any clothes. So wear something protective. I have a bowl ready, and this is a clean, dry bowl. So any bits in your bowl, make sure you get them out. Th...”

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Course summary for: Mould Creation for Ceramic Reproduction

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (16)
  • 1875 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)
  • 1875 students