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Bronze casting and sculpture courses, classes and workshops taught by independent artisans all across the UK.

Carmarthenshire - Next course on 24th November 2018
An excellent opportunity to learn the lost wax method of bronze casting during this 2 day course led by experienced teacher Mark Halliday RCA. All the materials and equipment you need will be provided to enable you to make a small sculpture or object and to cast this in bronze. You will learn: - about different types of bronze casting techniques - how to manipulate modelling wax and how to use other waxes in the...
Yorkshire - Next course on 10th November 2018
Bronze Smelting and Casting Introduction to metallurgy: Looking at the evidence for the first use of metals. It reviews the archaeological evidence and considers the problems for those wishing to reconstruct the processes. Pulling swords from Stones: The smelting of minerals: Working in groups of 2-3 this session provides you with the opportunity to transform minerals in to metal. You will reconstruct some of the earliest processes used by humans to win metal from the...
This price is on a 1:1 basis. Learn to use 3D printing software to design and create your own artwork with our FREE Fluid Designer for 3D Printing software which we have helped develop. If you want to design your own artwork then you should be learning how to create your own designs using apps such as Fluid Designer for 3D Printing (Parametric Blender). Learn how to combine complex objects by modifying existing models to...
Cumbria - Next course on 17th November 2018
New course for 2018 Have a go at this age old technique of Pewtersmithing and create your own unique designs in a cuttlefish cast. Ella is an award winning Pewtersmith & will guide you through the process of carving your ideas into the cuttlefish before pouring molten pewter into the mould and finishing your design using metalwork tools. This time served technique using this unusual material produces fantastic tactile results and is a great way...
Create your own Bronze Sculpture Day 1 and 2: working with wax to create your sculpture for casting. Wax working techniques and help with design and development of ideas. You will also have additional time to work on your piece at home or here at Make Studios by arrangement. Days 3 and 4: preparation and pouring, including spruing and mould making. Day 5: Burning out moulds and pouring. Day 6: Finishing and patination. Who is...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd February 2019
Have you ever wondered how Iron Man and Spidey fit so snugly into their costumes, or how special effects masks are made for your favourite movie stars? Whether you’re a film enthusiast, fine art sculptor or an aspiring SFX artist, this one-day workshop will lay the foundations from which you’ll learn to make your very own life cast sculpture directly from the human form. The workshop will also include a live demonstration of the mould...
Butley Mills Studios Renaissance bronze casting courses 2017/18. 5 days, £580. an established artist foundry offers this new specialised but accessible course. Autumn half term: 21-22 cook moulds friday pour 27 finish 28-29 Oct Easter: March 31- April 1st cook moulds friday pour 6, finish 7-8 April. Summer: July 28/29 then Aug 3/4/5 Butley mills studios casting courses are designed to give an in depth and very practical understanding of the classic renaissance process, it...
This unit introduces you to three-dimensional art and helps develop your independence in working. It aims to develop your understanding of the techniques and skills of sculpture; introduce use of construction techniques involving a variety of media and tools; develop basic skills in drawing and the use of drawing to develop ideas; develop the ability to think in the round; and look at and learn from the work of other sculptors. You will also use...
This course builds on the level one sculpture course; the projects are more open-ended and invite you to be more ambitious in size and in composition, progressively calling on you to choose your projects and the way you go about them. It provides opportunities for you to gain experience with several new techniques and materials, to develop an increasing independence and self-reliance as a sculptor and to acquire a broader appreciation of new materials, and...
Devon - Next course on 24th October 2018
You will learn to make high quality silicon rubber moulds and cast your own sculpture. This course is technical but can be very engaging and exciting to see the "birth" of the cast sculptures. The icing on the cake is the hot patination that transforms them to look like genuine bronze. The course will suit anybody wanting to gain the confidence or knowledge of these skills or ideal to to open up further possibilities for...