2.2 Press Moulding

Molding from a plastic container

Plastic/Metal Containers, Solid bisque clay, or plaster mold of various open shapes can be used to form a vessel. 

Simply place a sheet of thin plastic or cheesecloth on the mold, this will help to separate the vessel from the mold. Then, lay down a slap and trim out the excess clay around the edge. Don't leave up until it is at least leather hard dry. 

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