Plaster Studio: Mixed-Media Techniques for Painting, Casting and Carving

Raw, luminous, and easily altered, plaster is perhaps the most versatile art medium you have yet to encounter. In Plaster Studio, discover all the artistic possibilities of this wonderful material — from casting and carving to painting and sculpting.

Stephanie Lee and Judy Wise walk you through 24 stepped-out projects and introduce you to a variety of plaster forms. They share insider knowledge about plaster's most surprising and intriguing properties, including the following points:

  • Plaster is the perfect surface for receiving image transfers.
  • Encaustic medium makes plaster projects glow.
  • Book pages and covers can be made from plaster.
  • Plaster can give you depth with the use of stencils.
  • Cast objects from plaster are easy to create and add to other works of art.
  • Wire armatures bring three-dimensional intrigue to plaster.

Featuring a gallery of works by the authors and other contributing artists, Plaster Studio inspires the imagination and forms a great basis for going on to develop your own creations.

Authors — Stephanie Lee and Judy Wise.

Paperback. 128 pages. 8½" × 11" (22 cm × 28 cm).

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