Arthur Manzo from Notcutts has kindly agreed to hold a workshop on working with the different grades of Jesmonite - a versatile material formed from an acrylic-modified gypsum composite and a safe alternative to fibreglass. The aim of this workshop is to address particular questions that some of you may have when working with Jesmonite and there will be a presentation of the wide array of projects and effects that can be achieved.
Some of the issues that Arthur will be addressing are:
- Making a hollow/solid fill cast from a mould
- Preventing bubbles
- Achieving particular textures with the different grades/types of Jesmonite
- Achieving different colours.
Image: ‘Peacockalisque’ by Mark Swan in AC730 Jesmonite. Photo by kind permission of the artist.
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Day Centre, Westfield Rd, Guildford GU1 1RR, UK