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    Bronze Casting Course

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    About this course

    Come and join this six day course taking place over two weekends, in which the participants will be shown how to make a bronze sculpture from scratch!


    Did you know?

    'Dancing Girl' from Mohenjodaro belonging to Harappan Civilization dating back to 2500 BCE is perhaps the first bronze statue of the world.


    In this course

    This course runs over 6 days and will take place over two weekends. Participants will make a bronze sculpture from the initial wax-process to the final bronze sculpture, which will end in the bronze pour.

    • Day 1, Friday 30th June Introduction to Melting point Practical wax demonstration How to work with wax eg wax welding, taking wax from a mould, wax sheet making / casting from alginate to create a wax

    • Day 2, Saturday 1st July Finish waxes Presentation on Bronze moulds What is a Bronze Mould? Finish off wax What is wax gating Wax gating Begin degreasing

    • Day 3, Sunday 2nd July Bronze Mouldmaking begins Begin dipping waxes, 1st dip Talk “From wax to bronze” Low melt alloys casting demonstration 2nd dip

    NB: During the following week the moulds will be dipped in readiness for the next weekend for students to continue their work.

    Second Weekend:

    • Day 4, Friday 7th July Burnout bronze moulds Puttying up shells Refire fire shells Redip Pre heat + light furnace + pour metal

    • Day 5, Saturday 8th July Breakout moulds Fettling and chasing

    • Day 6, Sunday 9th July Patination Final finishing

    Please note

    The cost of the course includes 1kg of Bronze - wow! Additional bronze is available to purchase if you need too as well.


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    London Sculpture Workshop is the first, not-for-profit, community interest organisation, based in London, with exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making work in 3D. Its workshop is right on the river by Thames Barrier and has incredible views of the Thames guiding lots of inspiration for 3D pieces. It offers a superbly equipped metal and wood workshop with additional mould making and ceramic areas.

    London Sculpture Workshop was established in 2012 by two founding members Giles Corby, MA (RCA) and Jessica Mello, MFA (Slade) and it also has a studio manager Melis van den Berg, MFA (Slade). They are all practicing artists’, bringing their own ideas and inspiration to the organisation, and between them, have 21 years of teaching experience.

    In 2013 and 2014 London Sculpture Workshop was awarded awarded a “Artist’s Run Space Award” by the Chelsea Arts Club Trust.


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