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UK artist Rachel Dein’s method of plaster casting captures everyday objects in a unique and delicate way. She makes impressions in wet clay, and then pours plaster directly over them. The clay captures...


Botanical Plaster Artwork

after rolling out clay into the frame, impressing with twigs, leaves, etc. Pour plaster over and let set, peel away clay


Rachel Dein, Tactile Studio

This week on, SPRING (finally!)—captured in gorgeous plastic casts— Rachel Dein of Tactile Studio Rachel Dein's method of plaster casting captures flowers and foliage in a unique and delicate way. She creates her original casts by making an impression in wet clay and then pouring plaster directly over it. The clay captures the most intricate details, subtly accenting the plaster as it sets... read more #art #flowers #london


Unusual flora and fauna composed in casting tile using plaster

Working as part Tactile Studio in London, UK, Dein’s recent artistic venture involves plaster casting, the simple yet time consuming process of pressing objects into clay, and then filling the imprints with plaster and concrete. Her latest plaster cast tiles feature a variety of plant life including lilac, dicentra, hellebore and welsh poppies.