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Wax Carving for Jewellery Making - One Day Workshop - In Person, In London
One day introduction to wax carving for jewellery making. Wax carving is a technique used to create masters for lost wax casting and is a great way to create more sculptural, 3D designs than would generally be possible to fabricate directly in metal. In this one day course, we cover the key skills to create a simple design, discuss and experiment with different waxes, and as well, with a variety of tools. Carve / model your own ring design, and/or a series of test pieces to try out different ideas. Maximum class size of 3 people at my dedicated workshop space here in Camden Town, London NW1 Course runs from 10am to 5pm with a one hour lunch break.
What's included in the price?
During the day you will work on your own variation of one or more simple ring designs, as these are the most straightforward to get started with. If you have a specific design in mind - please get in touch to discuss this in advance. Of course other shapes than rings can be carved, but often require a little more practice first. The fee includes; - your day of tuition - 10am to 5pm, use of all relevant tools, all wax and any other consumables needed for your test samples or projects, tea, coffee and refreshments. Lunch is not included, but there are many local cafes. You will leave with one or more carvings that you can choose to get cast into your chosen metal, as well as all the information you need to be able to do so, and to create more designs at home in your own time.
6 hours (10:00am to 5:00pm)
Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts
Penny Akester Jewellery
with Craft Courses since 2013Message the tutor
I have been making jewellery since 1994, I have a teaching certificate for teaching adults, plus BA and MA certificates in Jewellery and have been teaching jewellery making at adult education centres & around London since 2009. I love sharing my skills, helping my students to make beautiful jewellery, and to develop and refine their skills and creativity. Jewellery making is great for a fun day out, a hobby, or of course, as a career! Do join me to make your own gorgeous jewellery.
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