Plaster Workshops

Plaster Dipping and Plaster Sculptures Over the past two weekends I have been teaching some classes for The Workshop Cabin in Bath in the wonders of plaster, (cue large amounts of hand cream as it is pretty brutal on the poor mitts).  The Workshop Cabin put on really cool workshops, ranging from painting to photography … Continue reading Plaster Workshops

Plaster Dipped Christmas Flowers

  With the festive season fast approaching, here is a sweet and simple little plaque to make from plaster dipped flowers, ribbon and a slate or wood backing.  You can find the fully detailed tutorial on how to make the plaster dipped flowers here. We found the slate and wooden hearts in a bargain store … Continue reading Plaster Dipped Christmas Flowers

Tutorial – Plaster and Gold Leaf feathers

I have had a couple of queries about my plaster and gold feathers, so I thought I would put a tutorial up about making them.  They are quite fiddly to make, but perseverance makes it possible! They look great framed, or randomly lying about.  I balance mine on top of picture frames or keep them … Continue reading Tutorial – Plaster and Gold Leaf feathers

DIY Plaster of Paris Dipped Flowers

Yesterday, my friend Claire and I spent a few hours dabbling in plaster with fabric flowers.  The process is really simple and they look like the most delicate bisque porcelain pieces when finished.  Claire has taken them off for framing in 3D Box frames, and the picture of the framed end result is at the … Continue reading DIY Plaster of Paris Dipped Flowers