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Slip Casting and Plastic Mold Making Workshop

  • Pottery Workshop Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (map)

Teo Huey Ling

Slip casting with plaster mold is an industrial process used to duplicate multiples. The simplicity of the technique allows the studio artist to make identical art pieces and the flexibility to alter the form in a short time. In this workshop, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of basic plaster mold making and slip casting. Students will have hands-on practice to make the prototype, cast the prototype in plaster and slip cast into final product. Students will have the opportunity to make a simple mold either from a readymade object or use the throwing wheel to make the prototype.

Lead by Teo Huey Ling, an artist exhibiting in Urban:ness: Encountering the City, whose works involve intricate and laborious art processes. Trained as a painter from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Singapore, she later graduated with high distinction in both Ceramics and Drawings from the National Art School (NAS), Australia. She has exhibited in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and France. She is a lecturer in Ceramics. She also has 15 years’ experience in NAFA Junior Arts, teaching and conducting large scale art camps for children. Since 2009, she has been a committee member on the Singapore Sculpture Society. 

Timing: 2 sessions:
29th Oct 10am – 2.30pm and 5th Nov 10am – 1pm
Fee: 650 AED, materials included and provided by DUCTAC Students to bring: Apron, basic pottery tool kit

Later Event: October 31
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