This is a hands on two-day intensive course on Silicone Mould Making, focusing on casting and mould making using silicone rubber moulds. Silicone is a versatile material that enables you to make highly detailed moulds that are flexible and can be used to make many casts. Recommended for beginners or those with some experience. How to make two different types of silicone moulds that can be used to cast multiple different materials in high volume. Please bring two objects – 1 no bigger that your thumb and relatively simple in form (such as a battery) and a second object, no bigger than a grapefruit that can be of more interest (such as a toy).

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Day 1 Introduction to the material and an overview of what it is used for. We will then make our first simple block mould using the smallest object to understand mixing ratios and pouring. After this we will move onto making the first half of a 2-part flexible mould with a rigid plaster jacket. To finish the day we will demould and cast into the block moulds using a variety of materials (Plaster, wax, concrete) Day 2 Completion of the 2nd half of the 2-part mould. To finish the day we will aim to demould the objects and cast into them. Please note there will be a 1 hour lunch break each day (lunch not provided) Basic materials are all included The cost of the course includes 1kg of Silicone. Additional Silicone is available to purchase on the day if required. Open to all levels including beginners


2 days

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
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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London Sculpture Workshop, Unit 0, Mellish Industrial Estate, Harrington Way, LONDON, Greater London, SE18 5NR