Life Casting - Nottingham Trent University

Life Casting - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: Saturday

Price: £225

Run by: Linsey Galloway
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4FQ

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About the Course

Have you ever wondered how Iron Man and Spidey fit so snugly into their costumes, or how special effects masks are made for your favourite movie stars?

Whether you’re a film enthusiast, fine art sculptor or an aspiring SFX artist, this one-day workshop will lay the foundations from which you’ll learn to make your very own life cast sculpture directly from the human form.

The workshop will also include a live demonstration of the mould making and casting process involved in replicating an area of a torso from a male model.

This workshop is a valuable opportunity for aspiring designers interested in creative and fine art practices, and would prove useful to those teaching or studying these subjects in search of inspiration and wanting to expand their skills.

On this course you will:
- observe and discuss exemplary life-cast sculptures and moulds for various processes
- create a mould of your own hand, and cast a replica to take home with you
- observe a larger torso casting from a living model
- leave with the technical knowledge to continue creating your own work
- have the opportunity to meet like-minded artists
- have lots of time for Q&A’s with the tutor.

What will you gain?

By the end of the workshop you’ll have a good working understand of the basic materials and processes most commonly used within contemporary life-cast sculpture projects.

You will leave with a cast of your own hand and, more importantly, the appropriate technical knowledge and skills that will enable you to go on creating more of your own sculptures in a safe and fun way.

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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above).

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

What's included in the price?

A full day of quality tuition with an experienced tutor. Maximum class size: 10.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 2nd February 2019

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners

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