£560

Bronze Casting Course (April)

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London Sculpture Workshop

Unit Zero

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 from the initial wax-process to the final bronze sculpture, which will culminate in the bronze pour.

For this event, there will be space for 14 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 20th April

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 21st April

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 22nd April

Bronze Mould making begins

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

2nd dipNB: 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 27th April

Burnout bronze moulds

Puttying up shells

Refire fire shells

Redip

Pre heat + light furnace + pour metal

Day 5, Saturday 28th April

Breakout mouldsFettling and chasing

Day 6, Sunday 29th April

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: £560

Course Dates: Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Friday 27th, Sat 28th & Sunday 29th April 2018

Course Times: 10am – 4pm

Number of places available: 14

Tutors: Giles Corby (RCA)

FAQs
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.
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Harrington Way

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