Tag Archives: molds

Mandarin Oriental Commission

I was commissioned to design two arches for the main lobby at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Taipei a while back. The project was part of a two year hotel refurbishment, and the results were unveiled earlier this autumn. I’ve only … Continue reading

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Life casting classes

So this man calls me up from Belgium and wants to come over to Hastings for the weekend to learn how to do life casting AND how to make a mold of his cast so that he can make ceramic torso sculptures … Continue reading

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Body casting

Here is poor Luke … being covered in plaster bandages (Halloween coming up) I use life models to create molds for my ceramic torsos; you can see the finished ceramic sculptures hanging on the wall behind us. almost there when … Continue reading

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How to make plaster molds for bowls

I make a lot of my bowls using plaster of  Paris press molds. spirit bowl stag beetle bowl Stag party bowl… And I always need new molds, so when I spotted this  handsome beach ball….well. It had to be done. … Continue reading

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Ceramic workshop in Hastings

During this workshop we concentrated on exploring textures while making ceramic bowls using hump and press molds. The bowl to the left is made by draping sheets of clay across a plaster hump mold and removing it a few hours … Continue reading

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