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If you work with ceramics very long and like to pour molds, at some time you will spill slip on the floor. Wiping up the mess is a difficult task. One method of cleaning is to throw a handful of shredded paper on the spill. The paper will absorb the slip and when dry you can remove the spill. You might also use a large mold and place it right in the middle of the spill. Let the capillary action of the plaster work by absorbing the moisture from the slip and the clay will stick right to your mold when you pick it up