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First out of twenty

In July I signed up to a course at Dutch Molds to start with the first steps towards making complex plaster molds. Piet van der Sluis is the owner of Dutch Molds in Amsterdam. He has been making molds for ceramists, designers and artists for around 40 years. He guided me during 2 days through the thinking and making processes of mold making. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to film the whole process, but I did collect some pictures, from beginning to end.  I will post a detailed process later, when I feel more confident with the technique. A couple of weeks ago I adventured myself into making the mold of the Chinese male figurine by myself and I think it worked out quite well. Next step will be to try the slip-casting in earthenware and firing of the pieces. I am looking forward to it!