The Crafter’s Box April 2022: Botanical Plaster Casting!

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We have spoilers for the April 2022 The Crafter’s Box, a craft subscription box that sends home decor projects and access to a digital workshop! Members can now choose their  box frequency – monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly. Plus, get 6 starter box options to choose from when they join (plus 4 box swap options every month)!

Create elegant botanical plaster reliefs and discover the ancient sculptural technique of plaster casting. Also known as ‘bas-relief’ or ‘low relief,’ plaster casting has been used since antiquity in many forms, for both artistic and academic endeavors. “The raised effect is achieved by carving or impressing your subject into soft clay, and then filling the vacancy left with liquid plaster,” explains Liz Wagner, our teacher, and Creative Lead for The Crafter’s Box. In this workshop, Liz shares how to work with modeling clay, create a mold, and use Plaster of Paris to make delicate décor for the home.

DEAL: Get 25% off your first box with coupon code GETCREATIVE!

And this month’s featured maker and workshop is … 

Botanical Plaster Casting By Liz Wagner

Liz Wagner is a life-long creative with a passion for natural materials and the beauty of the natural world. As Creative Lead  for The Crafter’s Box, she finds joy in communing with fellow creatives—both in the The Crafter’s Box Community and interaction with The Crafter’s Box Artists. Liz has always held a deep appreciation for the Wabi-Sabi quality of handmade beauty and finds great value in exploring time-tested processes.

Liz lives in beautiful Encinitas, California with her family of seven. When she’s not at work developing productions for The Crafter’s Box, she’s exploring additional crafts for fun. She finds inspiration in silence and in the quiet, patient things that grow outside her front door and in the wider world.

Here’s a sneak peek:

The Crafter’s Box is $65 per month, and includes a kit of curated tools and materials along with a digital class!

The Crafter’s Box is a subscription box for people who love to make. It has brought together experienced makers and has asked them to curate a unique box of tools and materials to build something beautiful. For $65 a month, you will receive everything you need to make something new and an online workshop will help you along the way. Also, every month is not only a different project, but a different craft altogether!

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