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Author Martin, Andrew (Andrew J.)

Title The essential guide to mold making & slip casting / Andrew Martin.

Imprint New York : Lark Books, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    738.142 MAR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    738.142 MAR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 159 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Series A Lark ceramics book
Note Includes index.
Previously published as: The definitive guide to mold making & slip casting. San Rafael, Calif. : MAGUS Art Pub. & Workshops, c1999.
Contents An overview : prototypes and molds -- Designing, creating, and using -- Tools & materials : Tools -- materials -- supplies -- equipment -- safety -- Plaster : Types -- Absorption rates -- Consistency -- Amounts -- Mixing -- Pouring -- Frosting -- Plaster prototypes -- Mold soap and other separators -- Storing -- Featured artist : Anne Kraus: a conversation with the materials -- One-piece molds : Handmade clay prototypes -- One-, two-, and three-template clay prototypes -- Footed forms -- Cups and saucers -- Plaster prototypes -- Featured artist : Tom Spleth: cups and only cups -- Multiple-piece molds : Making -- Handles -- Spouts -- Pitchers -- Tiles -- Lidded forms -- Hollow-cast feet -- Fruits and vegetables -- No-model molds -- Complex molds -- Master molds : Advantages -- Plaster masters -- Rubber masters -- Featured artists : Donna Polseno and Richard Hensley: slip casting in production -- Slip formulation : Deflocculation -- Types of slip-casting clay bodies -- Mixing equipment -- Mixing -- Specific gravity -- Viscosity -- Mixing wet and dry scraps -- Mixing large batches -- Featured artist : Richard Notkin: evolution is not an option -- It's essential -- Casting : Preparing slip -- Preparing molds -- Casting -- Removing castings -- Handling wet castings -- Assembling cast parts -- Drying castings -- Preparing castings for firing -- Firing -- Troubleshooting : Broken molds -- chipped molds -- "Plaster disasters" -- Troubleshooting guide.
Subject Pottery craft.
Pottery molds.
Slips (Ceramics)
Slip casting.
Added Author Martin, Andrew (Andrew J.). Definitive guide to mold making & slip casting.
Added Title Mold making and slip casting
ISBN 9781600590771 (hardcover)
1600590772 (hardcover)

 
    
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