Studio Tour: Sharing how I organized my tiny studio!

Uncategorized Mar 04, 2020

STUDIO TOUR: Sharing how I organized my tiny studio!

I have something super exciting to share with you! I haven’t shared very much on this topic before, but decided it was time to let you in on my own little world and give you a...

TOUR OF MY STUDIO!

This is really special because I have never shared these details before. And I really hope watching a tour of my studio and hearing how I have laid it out will help you with planning your own studio space. 

 WHAT MAKES MY STUDIO SPECIAL?

My studio is a bit unique, or should I say TINY! And I still have been able to produce thousands upon thousands of pieces in it, attend numerous craft shows, and serve over 50 different retailers in North America with my products. 

I’ve mastered cramming a lot of stuff in one small space let me tell you. 

YOU COULD PROBABLY RELATE…

I want to walk you through my studio because I think you can relate. You don’t have to have a big fancy studio to start or lots...

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Slip Casting Molds: What are they, why use them and how to achieve different aesthetics.

Uncategorized Mar 04, 2020

WHAT IS SLIP CASTING?

Slip casting is a process that uses a form of clay that is liquid. The liquid clay gets poured into a plaster mold. As the time progresses with the slip in the mold, the plaster draws out liquid from the slip. This leaves a clay wall against the inside of the plaster mold. Once sufficient time has passed that the slip has sat in the mold and the clay wall is the desired thickness, the excess slip gets poured out of the mold. The mold is then left to dry until the clay form inside the mold releases from the plaster and shrinks enough to be removed from the mold. 

WHY USE SLIP CASTING MOLDS? 

Slip casting molds are becoming increasingly popular among potters. Slip casting allows more difficult and detailed forms to be produced at an easier level. It opens up the opportunity to create non-round forms (like the wheel produces) at a much faster rate than hand building and altering forms. It also makes the construction process simplified allowing for more...

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