Bronze Casting Course (18, 19, 20 & 25, 26 & 27th March 2022)

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London Sculpture Workshop

Unit 0, First Floor

Harrington Way

London

SE18 5NR

United Kingdom

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This six day course will take place over two weekends, in which the participants will be shown how to make a bronze sculpture.

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From the initial wax-process to the final bronze sculpture, this course will culminate in the bronze pour.

For this event, there will be space for 8 participants, to actively participate in the pour. The event will take place over six days and you will learn the process of bronze casting from start to finish. Please note that each session will run 10-4 with an hours lunch break, but some days may run over due to the amount of work that needs to be completed within the given time.

First Weekend: Day 1, Friday 18th March

Introduction to Bronze Casting

Practical wax demonstration

How to work with wax eg wax welding, taking wax from a mould, wax sheet making / casting from alginate to create a wax

Day 2, Saturday 19th March

Finish waxes

Presentation on Bronze moulds

What is a Bronze Mould?

Finish off wax

What is wax gating

Wax gating

Begin degreasing

Day 3, Sunday 20th March

Bronze Mould making begins

Begin dipping waxes, 1st dip Talk “From wax to bronze”Low melt alloys casting demonstration

2nd dip

NB: During the following week the moulds will be dipped in readiness for the next weekend for students to continue their work.

Second Weekend: Day 4, Friday 25th March

Burnout bronze moulds

Puttying up shells

Refire fire shells

Redip

Pre heat + light furnace + pour metal

Day 5, Saturday 26th March

Breakout moulds

Fettling and chasing

Day 6, Sunday 27th March

Patination

Final finishing

Pop up exhibition

Please note the cost of the course includes 1kg of Bronze. Additional bronze will be available to purchase over the period of this course.

Course Cost: £610

Course Dates: Friday 18th, Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th & Friday 25th, Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th March 2022

Course Times: 10am – 4pm

Number of places available: 14

Tutors: Giles Corby (RCA)

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Is there parking available?

There is free parking available on site.

Is my ticket refundable?

Refunds for courses are not generally offered unless they are requested at least three weeks before the start of the course or in exceptional circumstances.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

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London Sculpture Workshop

Unit 0, First Floor

Harrington Way

London

SE18 5NR

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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Organiser London Sculpture Workshop

Organiser of Bronze Casting Course (18, 19, 20 & 25, 26 & 27th March 2022)

 

London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.

 

Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practicing artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and wood work, ceramics and hot metal practices.

 

London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at Royal College of Art and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.

Courses available to book throughout the year.

More information here: http://londonsculptureworkshop.org/

 

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