Sat Oct 3 11am —
North Flex Area
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
||Learn the basics of slip casting and make a small item
- Cost: Free
- DMS members only
- Ages 16+
Cancellations for this event must be made before October 3, 2020 — 11:00am.
Registration for the event is closed.
About this Event
This is the first class of a two part beginner’s class to learn the ceramic process of Slip Casting with hands on help from the teacher. You will learn the process of preparing a mold for slip casting, securing the mold, pouring the slip, identifying the appropriate amount of time to allow the slip to set up and dry, unmold, and the cleanup process.
In this class you will:
Learn about the plaster molds and where to find what DMS has available
Learn slip consistency and mixing
Learn the fundamentals of determining the appropriate time frames to let the slip set up
Practice cleaning up seam lines
How to clean and care for the molds along with the area cleanup processes
Learn the process of correctly storing your pieces for each stage of the production process
Briefly get insight into the next steps taught in Beginners Glazing 103
MAKE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR A GLAZING CLASS TO COMPLETE YOUR PIECE
Special Considerations and Warnings
Ceramics can be messy so please wear cloths that can get dirty.