All you need to know about casting and casting materials
Want to learn more about casting and mould-making? Casting using plaster of paris and decor concrete is the ideal hobby for you, if you enjoy hands-on crafting! If you’re new to casting or keen to learn new techniques, our Casting Guide gives you our best tips for crafting amazing home decor items using media like plaster of paris and decor concrete.
Choosing the right casting material for your project
For plastercasting, you’ll want to go for powder-form plaster to mix with water and then pour into moulds. Once the plaster has cured, you can then easily paint and decorate it. Don’t know which type of plaster of paris to go for? Read our guide below to pick the right plaster for your project. The types of plaster of paris we list here are intended for decorative plastercasting (as opposed to home repairs and wall plastering).