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13 wax sculpture & carving workshops found

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Learn to sculpt and carve with wax at workshops around the UK. Wax can be used as a sculptural medium in its own right or can be used for casting in metal or ceramics. Wax carving techniques can be used for creating jewellery.
Bristol Bronze Club - 3 day lost wax bronze casting workshop
Bristol Bronze Club - 3 day lost wax bronze casting workshop
Bristol - Next course on 24th August 2019
£260
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 day you will learn how to do waxwork for the lost wax process. The second day you will learn how to apply the ceramic shell. On the last day, it is the pour day. The day will begin with burning out the mold, this is the 'lost wax' part of the process. Then in the afternoon, you will...
2 day wax carving jewellery making workshop
2 day wax carving jewellery making workshop
South Gloucestershire
£150
Do you know someone who would be a great jeweller in the making? Learn to design and make your own jewellery in my 2 Day Wax Carving Jewellery Workshop. Spend the first-day discussing ideas, learning different techniques used in carving wax and producing your very own carving which will be cast for you in silver before your second session. The second day will be spent cleaning, texturing and polishing your final silver piece/s. Soldering findings and possibly adding an oxidised patina.
2 evening wax carving jewellery workshop
2 evening wax carving jewellery workshop
South Gloucestershire
£65
Over the 5 hours you will learn: how to design a piece suitable for carving Carve one of your very own designs in wax clean and prepare your silver casting Solder any jewellery findings such as chains and bails Polish or texture your finished piece of jewellery Do you or do you know anyone who would be a great jeweller in the making? Learn to design and make your own jewellery in my 2 Evening Wax Carving Jewellery Workshops in January. Spend the first-evening discussing ideas, learning different techniques used...
Beginners wax carving at the London Jewellery School
Beginners wax carving at the London Jewellery School
London - Next course on 7th September 2019
£139
Wax carving is a fantastic skill to learn if you'd like to make more adventurous pieces in metal. It lends itself well to organic or geometric designs. The process of wax carving jewellery starts with the wax piece being made. This is taken to a caster where a mould is made, melting the wax and pouring molten silver or gold in to make a solid silver version of your wax mould. Please note, this is a one day class so the process of carving will be taught and your tutor...
Boyt and Hann equine sculpture workshop
Boyt and Hann equine sculpture workshop
Shropshire - Next course on 24th September 2019
£385
The only pure sculpture workshop that works from the live animal, the horse. The two leading equine sculptors Priscilla Hann and Judy Boyt, who have had horses all their lives, will guide you through drawing and sculpture techniques using clay, waxes or just wire ! With the added bonus of learning the basic anatomy and the biomechanics of a horse. This workshop is open to all standards and abilities from beginners to the more advanced artists who just want 3 days of sculpture bliss in beautiful countryside and handsome horses...
Carved Candle Workshop - 2 days
Carved Candle Workshop - 2 days
Birmingham
£450
This course is targeted at people who are interested in carving candles or have decided to open a small business. What will you learn in that Workshop: 1. The technology of manufacturing of candle blanks: • Selection of candle molds; • Preparation technology of the wick; • The composition and proportions of the material; • The correct choice of melting temperature range. 2. Preparation and application of colored paraffin onto the candle base (blank): • The composition and proportions; • Selection of color range and color scheme solution; • Painting...
Creative Wax Carving Workshop - Make a Silver Ring or Pendant
Creative Wax Carving Workshop - Make a Silver Ring or Pendant
Worcestershire
£95
British designer and maker Jo Gordon hosts creative ring making workshops at her Cotswold Studio at Upper Court, Kemerton. Having trained in traditional jewellery making techniques at the renowned Birmingham School of Jewellery and with a degree in Jewellery Design, Jo went on to create her own brand of handmade statement jewellery, FERA Jewellery, which is sold all over the world. She is also currently a jewellery designer for Beards Jewellers in Cheltenham and has worked for many prestigious names in the Jewellery Industry. Jo creates statement pieces in recycled...
Lost Wax Casting for complete beginners at Simply Amazing Jewellery School
Lost Wax Casting for complete beginners at Simply Amazing Jewellery School
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£150
You will learn about the most popular waxes, the different forms they come in and be introduced to some of the many ways of using, carving and creating with wax. You will be encouraged to use a variety of methods to create a number of items for casting - seeing your work returned and transformed into solid metal is almost magical, the shape, size and detail all replicated into silver, copper or bronze! As it takes over a week for items to be sent, cast and returned, this short course...
Modelling and casting Wax sculpture - Morley College - 2 days on campus
Modelling and casting Wax sculpture - Morley College - 2 days on campus
Greater London - Next course on 28th March 2020
£120
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 you will be able to Model in hard and soft waxes and know their different...
Modelling sculpture in wax
Bronze AWARD
Modelling sculpture in wax
London - Next course on 7th September 2019
£195
This course is an introduction to working with wax as a sculpture material. 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...

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