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Sheet copper sculpture workshops in London


Duration: 4 days 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

Price: £320

Book with: London Sculpture Workshop
at London Sculpture Workshop

Thames Side Studios, Unit Zero, First Floor
Harrington Way
London
London
SE18 5NR
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Course Start Dates

Thursday 2nd April 2020
Monday 17th August 2020
Monday 5th October 2020

About the Course

A four day introduction to working with sheet copper as a sculpture material using the techniques of beating and brazing.
Taking advantage of the excellent metal working workshop at LSW this course will show you the possibilities of working sheet copper, a great material for making outdoor sculpture, water features and hanging mobiles.

The course will cover:

Day One
Creating designs using paper templates for cutting sheet copper. Carving wooden moulds and formers to beat against to shape sheet copper.

Day Two
Cutting shaping and folding copper by heating and cold beating

Day Three
Joining copper by brazing using brass filler rods, or riveting.

Day Four
Surface finishes, patinas and effects for sheet copper sculptures.

This is a four day course. Please see the website for the schedule of dates on which this course runs. Course times: 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

Beginners welcome.

Number of places available: 12

Tutors: Robert Worley (RCA)

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?

Basic materials are included.

Bring along ideas, sketch books or small models for what you wish to make and any reference materials for ideas. It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.



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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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