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Re: Plaster and wedging table Deb M


From: Joe Cox (bjcoxteachart_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 23 2003 - 11:20:18 PDT

Deb M. I always work on plaster because the plaster pulls moisture from the clay. If your clay is already pretty dry you might wedge it on canvas but I wouldn't cover the plaster with it. We have a lot of boards cover with canvas that I have the students wedge on if the clay is on the dry side.

Hope this helps.

----- Original Message -----
From: Deb M.
Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2003 9:36 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: Plaster and wedging table

We just got a metal wedging table and I was wondering if you need to cover
the plaster with canvas once it's in the table, or if you can just wedge the
clay on the plaster. Every table I've ever seen has canvas over the

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