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Used with kind permission of Aneurin Jones. A series of interactive lessons and instructions for teachers to create a art project: Years 5 a 6. Lesson 7. Workers and the workhouse during Victorian Times. Next page.

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Used with kind permission of Aneurin Jones

A series of interactive lessons and instructions for teachers to create a art project:

Years 5 a 6

Lesson 7

Workers and the workhouse during Victorian Times

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Creating a model of a Victorian workhouse by using a clay mould and plater of Paris.

Task: Press an image of a Victorian workhouse into clay and then create a plaster mould.

Care needed when using plaster of Paris. Adult supervision necessary.

Click on the picture for a step by step guide for this task.

The Technique: Use different equipment and your fingers to press an image into the slab of clay. Mix and pour plaster of Paris into the mould. Wait for the plaster o Paris to solidify in order to create a hard mould.

Your teacher is looking for evidence of life and emotion of the period as you use techniques correctly.

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Health and Safety Warning:

Please read carefully the health and safety instructions for the correct use of plaster of Paris.

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The process in pictures

Completed examples

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1. Create a flat slab of plaster.

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2. Press an image of a Victorian workhouse into the slab of clay.

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3. Build up a wall of clay with no gaps around the edge of the slab of clay.

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4. Pour a mixture of plaster onto the clay.

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5. Leave the plaster to solidify. Remember to add pieces of hessian into the mixture to allow the piece to strengthen.

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