Complete Plaster Casting Course for the Total Beginner

A-Z Guide to creating amazing statues from casting plaster. All the information you need to launch a career.
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Instructed by John Hesnan Design / Other
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  • Lectures 13
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 1 min
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

This Plaster Casting Course is for the Complete Beginner. It is assumed that you have never cast a statue or figurine from plaster, using a rubber mould. (NOTE: Mould is spelled Mold in some countries) This course is about MAKING MONEY, using Casting Plaster to make statues or other objects; objects that you can sell for a profit in markets, shops or from your house. On completion of the Course, you will have all the information you need to start a career in Plaster Casting (or Moulding). Plaster Casting is a very rewarding and lucrative career and I hope, like me, that you will find great enjoyment doing it. Whether you want to cast the same statue over and over again, or make many different statues, the pleasure and excitement is always there, every time you remove a finished statue from a rubber mould. As a career, you can vary it in many different ways and make it more interesting. For example, you might want to make only small statues for inside a house - or maybe you would like to make a selection of small and large items, - or you might want to make statues and ornaments for outside, - both big and small sizes. Ready-made moulds are available online for every type of statue, figurine and character you can think of. This course will be show you how to cast a small statue nine inches tall, from plaster powder to a statue ready for sale. You can follow this very same process exactly, for any other object you choose. At the end of the course, I will show you how to paint and varnish the statue, once the plaster has dried. When the statue is completed, you can sell it for a significant profit.

What are the requirements?

  • You do not need any previous knowledge or materials to take part in the course
  • Once you have studied the course a few times, you can then purchase the materials
  • All the materials required are listed in the course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Start a lucrative career in Plaster Casting
  • Measure, mix and pour casting plaster into a rubber mould
  • Train others to make beautiful objects using casting plaster with a rubber mould
  • Enjoy a new hobby or career
  • Make and Sell beautiful Statues, figures and many other objects

What is the target audience?

  • This Make Money Plaster Casting course is for complete beginners and covers the A-Z of Plaster Casting, using a rubber mould.
  • This course is suited to those looking for a new and enjoyable career
  • This course is also suitable for anyone looking for a fun hobby

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Purpose of this Course
03:19

Students will understand the purpose of this course

8 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of the Purpose of this course

Section 2: Before you Start
04:09

Students will understand the Safety Precautions required when casting plaster in a rubber mould

9 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of the Safety Regulations

Section 3: What you need, to cast a beautiful Statue
03:47

Students will have a full knowledge of all the materials required to go into production

06:28

Students will have a full knowledge of all the materials required to go into production

12 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of the Materials required for this course

Section 4: Accurate Measurements
04:11

Students will learn how to accurately calculate the amount of water and plaster required to fill the mould

5 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of Measuring the water and plaster

Section 5: Supporting the Rubber Mould
02:31

Students will learn how to support the rubber mould in sand

6 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of Supporting the rubber mould

Section 6: The Mixing process
03:57

Students will learn how to mix the Water and Plaster together

6 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of mixing the water and plaster together

Section 7: Adding the mix to the Mould
01:18

Students will learn how to accurately pour the mix into the rubber mould

6 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of Pouring the mixed plaster

Section 8: DeMoulding
04:31

Students will learn how to carefully remove the finished statue from the rubber mould

3 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of removing the statue from the rubber mould.

Section 9: Getting ready to paint
02:04

Students will learn how to dry and Touch-Up the finished statue

5 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of drying and touch-up.

Section 10: The finishing touches
07:40

Students will learn to paint and varnish the statue

4 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of painting and varnishing

Section 11: Making Money
01:44

Students will understand the financial benefits of going into Production, using more than one Mould.

7 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of going into Production

Section 12: Disclaimer
1 page

Students will understand our Disclaimer policy and go forward to cast beautiful objects

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Instructor Biography

John Hesnan, Artist & Inventor

A successful entrepreneur (with granted patents), John has designed, patented and commercialized many interactive products which are endorsed internationally. He has represented Ireland at international design exhibitions and won a number of business innovation awards.

He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from NUIG, Galway, Winner of Young Scientist of the Year 1971, Winner of Galway Mayoral Enterprise Award,Represented Ireland at International Product Design Exhibition 1997, Dublin Institute of Technology Enterprise Award, Featured as Entrepreneur on RTE Nationwide, TG4 and The Late Late Show, Winner, Regional heat, Best in Business Award, Winner, Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award 2011

John is also an accomplished Artist (Watercolour, Oils and Charcoal), Plaster Caster and Woodcarver.

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