Simple Casting Techniques – by Melissa Pierce Murray

Artist Melissa Pierce Murray led a series of workshops for teenagers exploring a variety of casting techniques. 

The work was done over three sessions lasting 75 minutes at Cambridge ArtWorks

Hand Casts

In this post, artist Melissa Pierce Murray, shows, step-by-step, how teenagers made modroc casts of their hands. <a href="" class="shortcode button    "xlarge" style="background-color: "#78608e";color: "#ffffff";">Read More</a> In this post, artist Melissa Pierce Murray, shows, step-by-step, how teenagers made modroc casts of their hands. Read More

Clay Moulds

In this post, artist Melissa Pierce Murray, shows, step-by-step, how teenagers explored plaster casting by making simple clay ‘waste moulds’ and then moved on to making simple ‘two piece moulds’. <a href="" class="shortcode button    "xlarge" style="background-color: "#78608e";color: "#ffffff";">Read More</a> In this post, artist Melissa Pierce Murray, shows, step-by-step, how teenagers explored plaster casting by making simple clay ‘waste moulds’ and then moved on to making simple ‘two piece moulds’. Read More

Alginate Casting

In this post, artist Melissa Pierce Murray, introduces teenagers to the process of casting with non-toxic and fast-setting alginate.<a href="" class="shortcode button    "xlarge" style="background-color: "#78608e";color: "#ffffff";">Read More</a> In this post, artist Melissa Pierce Murray, introduces teenagers to the process of casting with non-toxic and fast-setting alginate.Read More


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