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Bristol Bronze Club May - lost wax bronze casting workshop held over two consecutive Saturdays

Duration: Two Saturdays

Price: £185

Run by: David Snoo Wilson
at Ore and Ingot

Watercatch Farm, East Barn
Backwell hill
BS48 3EH

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About the Course

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 will have your very own bronze sculpture.

Come with or without skills, we will start at the beginning.

First Saturday: 10.00am - 4.30pm, Wax working, ceramic shell

Second Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm, Bronze pouring, metal finishing

We will be using the ‘direct wax casting’ technique which essentially means using wax to make a model, forming and sculpting it like clay or plasticine, then casting these objects in bronze.
There will be a fee for materials which usually averages at £30 a student, depending on the size of the sculpture.
If you do want to make something that might be complicated or have any questions about the course get in contact with Dave via the "Contact" button link above. If you are on low income please ask about discounts.

Taught by David Snoo Wilson, RCA


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is parking.

If you do not have a vehicle pick up at the train station can be organised.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools will be provided.

Tea, coffee and biscuits.

But please bring your own packed lunch.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends