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Modelling Sculpture in Wax (Sat & Sun, 5 - 6 March 2022)

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London Sculpture Workshop

Unit 0, First Floor

Harrington Way

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SE18 5NR

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This course is an introduction to working with wax as a sculpture material.

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Learn about working with soft and hard waxes, wax casting, making wax sculpture as a finished product or as a stage towards casting into metals or ceramic slip.

Wax is a versatile modelling medium for making sculpture. During this course students will be encouraged to experiment with the different properties of wax, building architecturally and experimenting with different textures as well as casing and assembling components from plaster moulds.

Day one

Learn how to mix up your own modelling wax

Cast waxes into plaster moulds and make up sheet waxes.

Model in hard and soft waxes and learn about their different advantages

Day two

Make plaster moulds for wax casting

Use wax casts as a way of scaling up artworks

Reinforce wax for showing it as a finished product

It would be ideal for participants to bring along ideas, sketch books or small models they would like to make and any reference materials for ideas.

Open to all levels including beginners.

It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.

Course Cost: £250

Course date: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th March 2022

Course times: 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

Number of places available: 8

Tutor: Robert Worley (RCA)

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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

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SE18 5NR

United Kingdom

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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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