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Wax sculpture & carving courses

7 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...
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...
Modelling sculpture in wax
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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...
Ring Making - Wax Carving for Beginners
Ring Making - Wax Carving for Beginners
Lothian - Next course on 21st September 2019
£75
Come to learn a new skills in a friendly jewellery studio. This workshop is suitable for people without any previous experience with jewellery but also for jewellers who would like to learn new technique. During this workshop you will learn how to make jewellery from special waxes. You will try various carving and sculpting techniques and make several models. One of your design will be then casted in Sterling Silver. Finalised (casted, cleaned and finished) rings will be ready to pick up (or sent) in 3 weeks.​ Course is tought...
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...
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...

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