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Best known as one of the most widely used industrial ceramic techniques, slipcasting has become increasingly attractive to individual artists and craftspersons. Slip, a water and clay solution, is poured into porous molds. As the mold absorbs water from the slip, a layer of clay forms a cast. The excess slip is removed from the mold and the cast is stiffened, removed, drie ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published July 5th 2007 by University of Pennsylvania Press
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Slipcasting is great book for your first foray into slipcasting. I know it really helped me understand the process, as it is quite complicated when you have never seen or done it before. There are step by step guide explaning each step what to look for and explanation of problems that may arise. A good section on mold making.