You might be interested in slip casting, but unsure how to go about getting your studio ready to start such a task.
If that’s the case, I am going to share with you how I set up my studio for slip casting. It really isn’t as complicated or expensive as you might think, all it takes is a little creativity to transform your space and create your own tools and equipment, which I know you already have!
SPACE for casting: Molds take up more room than sitting down and throwing at the wheel. You will need some table space to set your molds on while they cast. If you don’t have a table, not to fret, you can improvise - floor space works fine, too! Or use a portable folding table. They come in many lengths to fit what works for you and can be removed when not needed.
PAILS for slip: Your slip will likely come in boxes or in a bag inside a pail. Having some good pails on hand will be extremely helpful for you. I prefer a 3.5 gallon sized pail as it isn’t...
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.
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 of space, or even running water. And I hope it also...