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Bronze casting & sculpture courses

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

£260
Bristol - Next course on 14th June 2019
Bristol Bronze Club is back! This workshop involves three consecutive days where you will learn a basic introduction into lost wax bronze casting, using the ceramic shell casting technique. On the first two days, you will do waxwork and learn to apply the ceramic shell. On the Sunday it is the pour day where you will learn about pouring bronze artworks and get an introduction into metal finishing techniques. By the end of the weekend,...
£125
Wiltshire - Next course on 15th June 2019
Develop and refine your practical and creative sculpture skills, exploring a complete creative arc: from preparatory working drawings and observation skills, to the development of a three-dimensional composition, and practical methods for constructing, modelling and finishing your sculpture. My courses focus on sculptural techniques using fired clay, wax modelling, wire armatures, and mould making for lost wax bronze casting. There are one or two tutors for each workshop depending on the technical requirements of the...
£275
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
An excellent opportunity to learn the lost wax method of bronze casting during this two 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...
£560
London - Next course on 21st June 2019
This six day course will take place over two weekends in June, 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 special opportunity, 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...
£85
Yorkshire
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...
£185
Somerset - Next course on 25th May 2019
Bristol Bronze Club is back! This workshop involves two consecutive Saturdays where you will learn a basic introduction into lost wax bronze casting, using the ceramic shell casting technique. On the first Saturday, you will do waxwork and learn to apply the ceramic shell. The second Saturday is the pour day where you will learn about pouring bronze artworks and get an introduction into metal finishing techniques. By the end of these two Saturdays, you...
£260
Edinburgh City
The Figure : Making and Meaning with sculptor Kenny Hunter Kenny will be leading this Clay Modelling course on the narrative possibilities of the Figure in Sculpture at Powderhall Bronze. * Please note the course dates have changed and this course will now run in March 2019. Kenny will give an Introductory ArtistsTalk on Wednesday 6th of March 2019 from 6 - 9 pm The talk and slideshow will introduce new approaches to working with...
£595
Herefordshire
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...
£280
Greater London - Next course on 28th May 2019
An introduction to working with wax as a sculpture material. Develop your own project ideas with assistance from the tutor. 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. Suitable for beginners and all levels. Basic materials included but charged for what is used over and above the materials allowance. By the end of the course...
£120
Suffolk
Jim Racine's Renaissance bronze casting course runs over 4 to 5 days, and costs £120 per day plus materials (at cost price). Held at an established artist foundry in Suffolk. One-to-one tuition or couple discount (£160 per day) take away your own first class bronze sculpture or design any scale up to head sized. The Butley mills studios casting course is designed to give an in depth and very practical understanding of the classic renaissance...