Tag Archives: mould making

Life casting commissions

I adore it when people ask me to create a ceramic torso based on their body.  It is nerve wrecking of course, because so much can go wrong – anytime. You start by applying plaster strips over the skin.  And then … Continue reading

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From plaster to clay…

My life cast mould of Luke has finally dried out enough for me to try it out, and today I will make a ceramic torso from it. I am curious to see how it will behave – will it release … Continue reading

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Making a mould from a life cast.

I was beginning to feel jinxed after having tried three times to get a decent life cast of Luke – you can see my earlier attempts in previous blog entries.                                                         This weekend was my last chance to get it right!                                      … Continue reading

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