Mouldmaking and casting
This is a comprehensive guide to the many techniques of this ancient craft and art form.
With step by step illustrations it explains the materials required and the processes involved to create reproductions of a range of pieces.
This book covers traditional techniques as well as today's more advanced technical methods.Written in clear, practical style, it gives invaluable instruction for artists, model makers and craftspeople.
Topics include: Plaster waste and multipiece moulding.
Silicone and Vinyl moulds.
Clay press moulding.
Casting from a life model.
Polyester resins and fibre glass.
Cold-cast metal casting.