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Ceramics Workshop Introduction

An introduction to the Ceramics Workshop at Middlesex University. Situated on the Ground floor of the Grove building in GG15. The workshop introduction film gives a brief description of just some of…

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Mixing Plaster without scales

Having scales when mixing plaster is the most reliable method but if you don't have them you can gauge how much to add by looking out for islands of plaster forming on the surface of the water. …

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Undercuts and release agents

You can pour plaster against plaster to go from positive to negative but you have to use a release agent like Soft Soap and consider 'undercuts' in the shape you are casting which may cause…

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Pouring plaster into different materials

Trying out pouring plaster into materials you may have to hand at home.

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plaster bandage

simple instructions into using plaster bandage or mudroc

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Pouring plaster

Following on from the Mixing plaster with scales film this is the plaster being poured.

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Mixing plaster using scales

Correct mixing of Fine Casting plaster for mould making and casting. Ratios are: 1 Litre cold water - 1.3kg dry plaster powder 2 Litres cold water - 2.6kg dry plaster powder 3 Litres cold water -…

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