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17 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
£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...
Carve a silver ring with Maggie Cross
Gold AWARD
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Carve a silver ring with Maggie Cross
Ceredigion - Next course on 25th September 2019
£65
A two hour workshop carving a ring from jewellers' wax to be cast into solid silver. Learn from jeweller Maggie Cross as she guides you through wax carving techniques for lost wax casting. Have fun making something special with a personal touch. Carve a unique, one of a kind ring using jewellers wax and a selection of tools. Your bespoke wax ring will then be sent to a casting company in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter who will cast the wax into solid silver using the process of lost wax casting. The...
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...
4 week silver jewellery course
Silver AWARD
4 week silver jewellery course
Merseyside
£175
Explore a new method every week in this 4 week immersive workshop. This is an ideal way to try out different methods of silversmithing and jewellery making. Week 1: Carve a wax pendant or charm Learn an age old art, which has been used by jewellers for thousands of years, to carve your dream charm in wax. The charm will later be sent off to an expert caster to create a mould which will then be filled with silver. Turning your creation to jewellery! Your charms will take 3-4 weeks...
Beginners wax carving at the London Jewellery School
Beginners wax carving at the London Jewellery School
London - Next course on 3rd October 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...
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...
Jewellery: Beginners and Continuing - Morley College - 11 weeks on campus
Jewellery: Beginners and Continuing - Morley College - 11 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 7th January 2020
£325
Learn to carve wax into a three dimensional jewellery form. We will get this cast into silver or bronze offsite. Explore studio casting techniques such as delft clay and cuttle fish. Make your cast metal objects into finished jewellery pieces. By the end of the course you will be able to Cut, texture, form and solder metal. Cut, carve and shape wax to your own design to explore the lost wax casting technique Explore various casting techniques including cuttlefish casting and external casting companies Complete two or three pieces of...
Jewellery: Further Adventures in Wax Carving with Russell Lownsbrough at Morley College London
Jewellery: Further Adventures in Wax Carving with Russell Lownsbrough at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 6th January 2020
£185
Have you mastered the basics of wax carving and want to expand your skills with the expert guidance of an award winning tutor? Then this is the perfect follow on course. Join the UK's most experienced wax carving tutor for either guidance with a project of your own or a choice of set projects designed to advance your skills. Waxes will be cast offsite, cost of casting not included. By the end of the course you will be able to Cut, carve and heat form wax confidently Develop your own...

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