MOULD MAKING DEMONSTRATION WITH SOMCHAI CHAROEN
Somchai Charoen is a ceramic artist based in Sydney who has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Trained in industrial ceramic design, he was a former lecturer at Silpakorn University, Thailand (1994-2002). Since migrating to Australia, he has worked commercially as a mould and model maker as well as established his ceramic home ware label Eat Clay. Somchai is the co-founder of Belmore ITCH, a creative residency for non-ceramic artists to experiment, explore and interpret the medium.
WHEN: Wednesday 19th June
WHERE: Polytechnic Ceramics studio, Hunter St., Hobart
Morning Session from 10.00-12.00am.
Somchai Charoen will be conducting experiments in mould-making using waste materials such as sawdust and newspaper etc. This includes making clay prototypes and plaster prototypes.
Afternoon Session from 1.00-2.30 pm.
Somchai will showcase the idea of mould-making using plaster sheets followed by tips and techniques about mould-making.