Sand Casting with Aluminium (March 2017)
£283
Sand Casting with Aluminium (March 2017)

Sand Casting with Aluminium (March 2017)

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London Sculpture Workshop

Unit Zero, Harrington Way

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SE18 5NR

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This exciting four day course offers you the opportunity to engage with and understand the sand casting process.

The workshop will be hands on throughout the four days, covering the essential requirements of moulding with sand, pattern making, melting and pouring Aluminium, and final finishing of the casting.

Day 1

Saturday 19th November

A short presentation about sand casting and its counterpart the lost wax method, followed by the practical session taking you through the moulding process.

Day 2

Sunday 20th November

A talk about patterns and pattern making followed by the practical workshop making a pattern. You may take the pattern away to work on.

Day 3

Saturday 26th November

Moulding your pattern up,pattern removal,melting and pouring the aluminium knocking out the casting. Reclaiming the sand.

Day 4

Sunday 27th November

Finishing the casting by fettling and chasing. Followed by a discussion about the workshop and techniques and processes.

Please note the cost of the course includes 2kg of Aluminium. Additional Aluminium will be available to purchase over the period of this course.

The course is technician supported.

Course cost £283

Dates: Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March 2017

Number of places available: 12

Course Times: 10am – 4pm

Tutor: Phillip White. Phillip is a sculptor and a painter and has spent many years working as a tutor and technician in Fine Art eduction (UAL). At Camberwell College of Arts Phillip was able to embed a sand casting process in the foundry related practices alongside the established lost wax method of casting.



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Is there parking avaiable?
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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