Welcome to AccessArt: Plaster

Once the plaster was set the cardboard was removed. The corrugations gave the plinths an architectural feel

Plaster is a useful sculptural material, which you can use to cast, carve or construct – you can even use it as a surface to paint on.

Due to the nature of the material we advise using with children aged 8 upwards, and follow safety advice below. 

A useful alternative is to us modroc


Handpicked resources to help inspire an exploration of Plaster

Quick guide to mixing plaster

simple casting techniques

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