Mould making and Casting is a technical manual of the many techniques of this ancient craft and art form. With step-by-step illustrations, it explains the materials required and the processes involved to create reproductions of a range of pieces.
The book covers traditional techniques as well as today's more advanced technical methods. Topics covered include: Plaster waste and multi piece moulding Silicone and vinyl moulds Clay press moulds Casting from a life model Wax casting Polyester resins and fibre glass Cold-cast metal casting Cement casting.
Written in a clear, practical style it gives invaluable instruction for artists, model makers, sculptors and crafts people.