Author Archives: Claire Tennant

Pre mastectomy breast mould | A unique way to heal

Recently a wonderful and brave client of mine appeared on channel Nine’s This Time Next Year. Teresa was about to undergo mastectomy surgery and I was honoured to provide her with a mould and cast of her breasts before she underwent cancer treatment. Moulding and casting allows for something to be captured in a way […]

Custom food grade moulds | Claire Tennant Workshop

Food grade moulds

Have you ever had a really wild idea for a unique catering solution? Claire Tennant Workshop makes custom food grade moulds for all of your hot and cold pourable or mouldable food requirements. In the past I have made individual lemon cheesecake moulds from real lemons, Crocodile pâté moulds in the shape of a bone, […]

Claire Tennant Workshop - Private moulding and casting workshops

Private Moulding & Casting Workshops

Need a hand developing a skill? Looking for some extra assistance? Private moulding & casting workshops might just be what you are looking for! Claire Tennant Workshop offers tailored to suit private workshops for one on one or small groups of 2-4 people. These workshops are a fantastic way to hone a skill, ask the […]

Crystal Decanter Candle Moulds

Customise Your Candle Moulds and Soap Moulds

Candle moulds created just for you The candle moulds soap moulds that you use are one way to set yourself apart from other candle creators out there. Custom made moulds allow you to create a candle mould from existing objects (such as decanters). Or you may even want to sculpt your own truly unique piece […]

Claire Tennant Sculpture Workshop

Sculpture Workshop at Rosby Winery

Set in the luscious Rosby Winery scenery, I recently had the pleasure to lead a 3-day sculpture workshop over August 15th to 17th. With the stunning Rosby mud bick homestead as a backdrop and wonderful winter weather the sculpting and casting workshop was an event to be remembered. On the Tuesday, we studied sculpting. The […]

Restoring Antiques - Claire Tennant Workshop

Restoring Antiques To Their Former Glory

Restoring antiques and breathing life into them is a rewarding task. One of the obstacles to overcome can be in replacing elements that are no longer made or which have destroyed completely. Using expert moulding techniques, replicating existing pieces to match or creating new ones based off design is possible. Some items that you might […]

Types of Silicone - Mould Making

Types of Silicone for Moulding

In this blog I’ll be covering the different types of silicone for moulding. Depending on your application the type of silicone used for moulding may differ. Choosing the right silicone for the job. While there are many different brands and styles of silicones, they all fall into one of 2 main categories: Condensation Cure Silicones […]

Types of Moulds - Claire Tennant Workshop

Different Types of Moulds

Types of moulds explained. The real key to making an effective mould is choosing the right technique for the job at hand. There are different types of moulds and silicones. Choosing the right moulding technique and silicone can depend greatly on a number of various factors, namely: Size Shape Complexity Material that original is made […]

Couples Life Casting - Claire Tennant Workshop

Couples Life Casting

Casting couples for life. Couples life casting is the moulding of two lovers intertwined limbs (think holding hands). From the mould I am able to make a cast from a range of different materials. If you are looking for a creative idea for a table centrepiece for your wedding day, or a special way to […]

Casting for Cosplay - Claire Tennant Workshop

Casting For Cosplay!

Cosplay is everywhere. Conventions are going on all the time, events are being held at bars around town and having an amazing costume to be seen at any of these is a must! As any good cosplayer knows a lot of effort goes into creating costumes and those little touches and fine details make all […]