San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This workshop will take place over three days and will enable you to learn a variety of skills for working with metals, whether you are thinking of a sculpture or of a design idea.
Included in the course are procedures and techniques in arc welding & mig welding. As well as grinding, rolling, bending, cutting and good workshop practice.
The tutor, Silvina Soria obtained her degree as Sculpture Professor at The Fine Arts School Prilidiano Pueyrredon in 2002. After specializing in welding and blacksmithing she obtained a master in Contemporary Sculpture at Ernesto de la Carcova Postgraduated School, both in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has more than ten years experience in arts education. In 2009 she moved to London where she continues her own practice as sculptor and leading workshops.
The small group will allow you to have full dedication from Silvina. No sculpture experience is required.
Advanced students will continue personal projects and research new techniques and processes.
Please bring a sketchbook.
The Course fee provides an allowance of ten pounds for materials this covers most consumable costs.
Grinding and safe workshop practice will be covered.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.
Course cost: £145
Course dates: Thursday 12th June, Friday 13th June and Saturday 14th June 2014
Course times: Thursday 12th June & Friday 13th June: 10 - 1 and 2 -5 (one hour lunch break), Saturday 14th June: 10-1
Number of places available: 5
Tutor: Silvina Soria
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London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is the first, London based, not-for-profit, community interest based company with exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making work in 3D. London Sculpture Workshop offers a superbly equipped metal and wood workshop with additional mould making and flexible working areas. In addition to major equipment London Sculpture Workshop also provides a range of both electric and hand tools and access to Personal Protective Equipment for workshop users. London Sculpture Workshop is based on an open-access membership scheme. It was also set up as a Partner to CRISIS, offering their members access to a specially tailored educational programme.
London Sculpture Workshop was established in 2012 by two founding members Giles Corby, MA (RCA) and Jessica Mello, MFA (Slade) who work closely with our Studio Manager Melis van den Berg, MFA (Slade). We are all practicing artists’ who have a combined arts education of 19 years and teaching experience of over 17 years. This year our work was recognised and we were awarded a Chelsea Arts Club Trust “Artist’s Run Space Award”.