Mold Making Workshop

“Nadeige: Just wanted to let you know how terrific the class was last weekend! Everything was like magic! You are a wonderful teacher and person. You cleared up so much of the mystery about mold making for me and I am very inspired to come to take classes. ” – Harry N.

Mold Making/Slip Casting Workshop

Beginner/Intermediate Level
Tuition: $240

This workshop offers an opportunity to make your own two or three piece plaster mold and learn to use it with slip clay. We will also demonstrate how to clean the cast piece as well as discuss slip clay recycling, firing and glazing. No previous experience required.

“Just wanted to drop you a line to thank you for a great workshop this past weekend. It was informative, fun, and very rewarding.” – TJ G.

Level Date Time Instructor
Beginner/Intermediate Sat 6/03 – Sun 6/04 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Nadeige Choplet
Online Registration for Classes

Visiting Artist: Peter Pincus 2-Day Mold Workshop at Choplet!

Peter Pincus Mold Making Workshop

Tuition: $285

This two-day demonstration based workshop will provide an in depth look into complex slip-casting mold systems and colored porcelain slip casting techniques. Peter Pincus will demonstrate casting plaster on and off of the potter’s wheel, hand-forming wet plaster, cutting and reassembling molds, approaches for simple and complex forms and systems for efficient casting through the production a plaster mold. In addition, Pincus will demonstrate layering colored porcelain slip onto the surfaces of plaster molds to produce porcelain veneered surfaces on pottery. The workshop will culminate with a brief slide lecture about Pincus’s work and professional career. The cost of the workshop is $285.

Peter Pincus Mold Making Workshop

The weather should be beautiful in New York at the end of May and Peter is excited to set up his workshop in our garden studio. In case of rain, we will hold the workshop indoors.

Day 1 Day 2 Instructor
Mon 5/22
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tues 5/23
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Peter Pincus
Online Registration for Classes

Registration/Cancellation Policy for Both Workshops: Payment online must be made in full. $120 non-refundable deposit is required to register over the phone or in person. Balance payment is due two weeks prior to the mold making workshop date and is non-refundable after that.