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Stainless Steel Welding & Finishing for Artists (January 2017)
Wed, 18 Jan 2017, 10:00 – Thu, 19 Jan 2017, 10:00 GMT
This two day course offers the exciting opportunity to be introduced to working with stainless and an opportunity to develop a project or sculpture in Stainless steel with renowned sculptor, Julian Wild.
Julian Wild has been making sculpture in stainless steel for over 10 years and can offer an insight into working creatively with this versatile alloy.
Stainless steel can be welded and machined like mild steel but has the benefit of not corroding in most environments.
This course will give you an opportunity to manipulate the material with a variety of processes including Tig, Mig & Arc welding, drilling, grinding. This course will also identify and demonstrate the processes and materials used satin and mirror polishing. The different varieties of the material and its uses will also be covered.
During the 2 days you will develop a project or small small sculpture. So if you have something in mind that you want to do please bring a model or drawing!
Grinding and safe workshop practice will be covered.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.
Basic materials are included.
Course cost: £185
Course date: Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th January 2017
Course times: 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm
Number of places available: 10
Tutors: Renowned sculptor Julian Wild. To view his work please visit his website.