What you will do
Two session course
Silicone is a versatile material that enables you to make highly detailed moulds that are flexible and can be used to make many casts. During the course you will identify various rubber mould making techniques and you will learn hands on how to make a two part silicone skin mould with a plaster jacket. You will identify how to manipulate this fantastic mould making material through this variety of processes. You will also learn how to cast into silicone rubber moulds using plaster, wax, and cement. Recommended for beginners or those with some experience. Objects will be provided to cast, however if you have a small, simple object that you would like to work with, please bring it along and we can discuss its suitability to this process. It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.
Select a class time
Sun 17 May, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tue 28 Jul, 10:00am - 4:00pm
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About your host, London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.
Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practicing artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and wood work, ceramics and hot metal practices.
London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at RCA and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.
We offer Day, Evening and Weekend courses - ranging from a 3 hour Introduction to Welding to a 6 day Bronze Casting Course, available to book throughout the year.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.Materials for a small size cast are included. Please note the cost of the course includes 1kg of Silicon. Additional Silicone is available to purchase on the day if required.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.