Making Press Molds

If you need to make only 6-12 tiles for a custom backsplash, you might opt to just sculpt them directly as a tessellated bas-relief or separate unique tiles, but what if you need 60 -- or 500? Or a variety of different designs within field tile? Enter the press mold. Usually made of plaster, (although you could make it from clay and bisque-fire it if you figured out the shrinkage rates for both bisques), the press mould/ mold makes it easy for you to make replicas of your original tile design in no time flat. I made a short video in which you can see the process, step-by-step. It's really quite easy. The hardest part might be figuring out how much plaster to add to the water. There are table