Two session course
London Sculpture Workshop, SE18
Art is often considered a delicate pursuit, but here's a chance to play with the heavy duty stuff. Designed specifically for artists, this two-day London Sculpture Workshop course will introduce you to the shiny world of stainless steel welding and finishing.
This two day course offers the exciting opportunity to be introduced to working with stainless and an opportunity to develop a project or sculpture in Stainless steel.
Stainless steel can be welded and machined like mild steel but has the benefit of not corroding in most environments.
This course will give you an opportunity to manipulate the material with a variety of processes including Tig, Mig & Arc welding, drilling, grinding. This course will also identify and demonstrate the processes and materials used satin and mirror polishing. The different varieties of the material and its uses will also be covered.
During the 2 days you will develop a project or small small sculpture. So if you have something in mind that you want to do please bring a model or drawing!
Grinding and safe workshop practice will be covered.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.
Basic materials are included.
The course takes place is a workshop, so safe workshop practices will be covered. Old clothes and strong footwear is essential. Basic materials are covered in the class cost.
There are iconic stainless steel sculptures all over the world. From the Cloud Gate in Chicago, to the Jerusalem Upside Down in Jerusalem; from the Sibelius Monument in Helsinki to the seven Cones in Canberra, shrewd stainless steel artists have produced many lasting landmarks. Get acquainted with the craft in this workshop in Woolwich and you might have your own gleaming sculpture in a big city one day.
Tue 27 Feb, 10:00am - 4:00pm (all sessions)
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London Sculpture Workshop, Woolwich
Unit 0, Harrington Way
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.
Suitable for beginners and those with previous metal work experience. Over 18’s only.
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.