Northcote Pottery Supplies

Northcote Pottery Supplies

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Brunswick East, VIC

Mould Making Thursday 6pm-8.30pm

What to Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Apron

What to Wear

  • This course is hands on, wear appropriate clothing. Covered shoes are a must.

Mould Making Thursday 6pm-8.30pm

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Thursday 28 April - 2 June 6pm-8.30pm (6 sessions)

What You Will Learn

  • An introduction to the processes and skills involved in mould making
  • How to create one-piece and two-piece mould
  • The knowledge and confidence to tackle your own mould making project

What You Get

  • Your own one-piece and two-piece moulds
  • A solid understanding of the principles and methodology involved in mould making

Description

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the mould making process. Students will learn the basics of mould making, from theory to practice, creating their own one and two piece moulds and learning the process of slipcasting. Students will be able to bring along their own ideas/objects for making a mould and discuss the viabilities of certain shapes/forms for mould making. Students can take their idea from prototype through to finished cast.

Week 1 - An introduction to the basics of mould making

Week 2 - Making a one-piece drop out mould

Week 3 - First steps to making a two-piece mould

Week 4 - Continuing the process of making a two-piece mould

Week 5 - Completion of making a two-piece mould

Week 6 - Slipcasting

Raymond Laurens Tutor Profile

Raymond has been involved in the ceramics industry for over half his life. Learning mould making stills at KAARL Moulds & Ceramics, he then completing an Advanced Diploma in Ceramics at Holmsglen TAFE. From there he started his own mouldmaking business, manufacturing for many high profile artists before taking on a roll as Producation Manager at Elliot Golightly. He is now Director of Northcote Pottery Supplies and runs our mouldmaking courses and one-day workshops.

Raymond is fascinated with the beauty of imperfection and finds working with moulds the perfect way to explore this, manipulating seemingly identical slipcast forms to create quite individual works of art. 

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Jun 2016
Mould Making Thursday 6pm-8.30pm - 28 Apr 2016 6:00 PM

-We learnt the principles of plaster mould making -We learnt how to make a one part mould -We learnt how to make a two part mould - We learnt how to slip cast ceramic All materials were supplied. The class was relaxed, informative and a lot of fun. If you are thinking about doing the class, get in there and get your hands dirty you'll be glad you signed up.