Introduction to Welding for Artists



If you’ve ever considered joining bits of metal together in your art, and wondered how best to do it, then this short course will get you up and running. This 3 hour session will allow you to learn the basic skills of Mig and Arc welding, using scrap metal to practice and develop your skills. Grinding and safe workshop practice will be covered.

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During this hands-on workshop you will be introduced to Mig, Spot & Arc Welding – learning more about what they are and when and where to use them. Tips and tricks for beginners and improvers Welders terms, types of joints and problem solving Learn how to join steel together and gain confidence by practicing techniques. You will have lots of practical time to use a Mig welder to build your own steel objects from a variety of interesting shapes. You will also join sheet steel with a spot welder and try out an arc (stick) welder. You will also use an angle grinder to prepare or finish parts. Basic materials are all included Open to all levels including beginners Health and Safety briefing will be given Please bring a notebook/sketchbook It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 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
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
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London Sculpture Workshop, Unit 0, Mellish Industrial Estate, Harrington Way, LONDON, Greater London, SE18 5NR

Booking options

Morning Session
10:00 - 13:00
£70.00 See dates
Afternoon Session
14:00 - 17:00
£70.00 See dates