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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.
Carve a silver ring with Maggie Cross
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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 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...
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...
Make a silver ring using wax carving
Make a silver ring using wax carving
Kent
£85
The class will begin with a little tour of my cosy characterful studio, and a brief intro to lost wax casting. You will each be given two wax ring blanks of slightly different thicknesses. Together we will resize our rings to fit, after which you will have approximately an hour and a half to work on your own, forming and chiseling using carving tools, files, rasps, dental tools and traditional alcohol lamps. You will learn the fundamentals of one of the most flexible and transferable processes used in commercial jewellery-...
Wonderful wax:  the art of wax for bronze casting
Wonderful wax: the art of wax for bronze casting
Northamptonshire
£90
This course gives you an insight into the endless possibilities of sculpting with wax to create bronze castings. Working with locally sourced natural beeswax, you will be introduced to a variety of techniques, used across the world for thousands of years. The tutor will guide you through making whatever you wish, including jewellery, trinkets, household décor, figurative sculpture, ornamental animals etc! Abigail Burt has travelled to Nepal and India to learn the traditional techniques of lost-wax casting. As a Winston Churchill fellow, Abigail is a fine art sculptor and contemporary...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...

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