Meghan Yarnell – How to create slipcast ornaments and magnets

Joshua Collinson · July 31, 2021

Have you ever wanted to make your own brooches, pins, magnets, or christmas tree ornaments?

Then join us for our online workshop this Sunday, because Meghan Yarnell will teach you how to create elegant ornaments and magnets using plaster and casting slip with molds!

After this workshop, you will be able to turn your unique designs into a wide range of brooches, pins, magnets, christmas tree ornaments, and a whole bunch of other ideas!

These small items can sell like hotcakes during the holiday season, and they make some amazing presents too 🙂

In this workshop, we will go over:

  • mixing pottery plaster and making the templates,
  • carving your ornament designs
  • inlay underglaze into the design.
  • mixing casting slip
  • making the ornaments & magnets.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to create slipcast ornaments and magnets – perfect for christmas decorations or gifts.

Equipment list:

  • pottery plaster (< 1lb)
  • carving tools
  • tape
  • casting slip
  • silicone baking molds (optional)
  • underglaze (optional)
  • cookie cutter (optional)
  • kanthal wire/magnets (optional)

After this workshop, you could be making beautiful work like this:

When you buy this workshop, you get:

  • Watch my online Workshop
  • Bonus Q&A – Watch my bonus Q&A where I answered questions about my process face-to-face
  • Lifetime Access to the Replays – The workshop and the Q&A will be recorded, and you will have lifetime access to it. You can watch it online, or download it to your device to watch offline at any time

Meghan Yarnell

About Meghan Yarnell

I received my BFA in 3D studies in 2005 and have been teaching art in a public school and making pots in my basement ever since. I live near Toledo, Ohio with my husband and 3 children.

Instagram: @meghcallie

About Instructor

Joshua Collinson

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Workshop Includes

  • 2 Lessons