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Re: ? Drape mold

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Dianna (dmammone)
Sat, 16 Jan 1999 20:55:55 -0500

Large foam meat trays are great to work on with clay. Some schools barely
use them for pizza. You can store pieces on these as well.
-----Original Message-----
From: lindacharlie <lindacharlie>
To: astroboy <astroboy>
Cc: One of the Colmans <colmans1>;
Date: Saturday, January 16, 1999 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: ? Drape mold

>I once saw some vendors at the MAEA? conference using 1" - 3" scrap
>pieces of foam with holes cut in the middle for drape molds. the bottom
>of the "bowl" or "platter" just rested on the table. I've never tried
>this for school because of lack of storage place for the ware to dry,
>but it looked really super. Sandra, maybe you have smaller classes and a
>place to let the clay dry undisturbed. I was thinking it would be nice
>to have a class set of those old fiberglass cafeteria trays so each
>student could have one to work on. And how cheap and easy could it be?!
>Linda in melting Michigan - going to try the Intern'l Auto Show tonight
>- see if we can get through the streets of Detroit.
> John & Sandra Barrick wrote:
>> I would like to do drape molds with 4 year olds any suggestions?
>> Also I'm tired of the pinch pots and coil and was hoping for a more
>> creative lesson.Any suggestions? I know about wall pockets
>> One of the Colmans wrote:
>> >
>> > I have been experimenting with drape molds in my high school ceramics
>> > I made solid molds by filling plastic bowls with plaster.