It is near impossible to make identical ceramics by hand. But with plaster molds, ceramicists can make endless duplicates of their work. Slip casting is often used for production pottery or replicating highly detailed pieces, but that doesn’t mean it’s not for the novice potter or sculptor. Slip casting is a great way to get more familiar with the properties of clay and build on existing ceramic experience.
Follow our five easy steps on how to slip cast your own ceramic multiples—a technique you can try yourself in Making Multiples: Slip Casting Ceramics, coming up October 23!