This fascinating six day course will take place over two consecutive weekends (Friday to Sunday), in which the participants will be shown how to make a bronze sculpture – from the initial wax-process to the final bronze sculpture. This course culminates in the bronze pour and is followed by the finishing and patination of your sculpture.

What's included in the price?

First Weekend: Day 1 (Friday): Introduction to bronze casting, practical wax demonstration, how to work with wax eg wax welding, taking wax from a mould, wax sheet making / casting from alginate to create a wax Day 2 (Saturday): Finish waxes, presentation on bronze moulds, what is a bronze mould?, finish off wax, what is wax gating, wax gating, begin degreasing Day 3 (Sunday): Bronze mould making begins, begin dipping waxes, 1st dip talk “From wax to bronze” low melt alloys casting demonstration, 2nd dip NB: During the following week the moulds will be dipped in readiness for the next weekend for students to continue their work. Second Weekend: Day 4 (Friday): Burnout bronze moulds, puttying up shells, re-fire fire shells, re-dip, pre heat + light furnace + pour metal Day 5 (Saturday): Breakout moulds, fettling and chasing Day 6 (Sunday): Patination, final finishing, pop up exhibition


6 days

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts


London Sculpture Workshop (LSW) is a not for profit CIC and artist led maker space, founded in 2012 by graduates from The Royal College of Art (RCA) and The Slade School of Fine Art as an open access sculpture workshop with a short course programme. LSW was founded to meet the need for accessible, inclusive, affordable, high-quality facilities for anyone who wants to make in 3D.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Corporate days out & team building
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London Sculpture Workshop, Unit 0, Mellish Industrial Estate, Harrington Way, LONDON, Greater London, SE18 5NR