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Stainless Steel Welding and Finishing Course

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About this course

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.


Did you know?

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.


In this course

Over two intensive days, you’ll learn the benefits of working creatively with stainless steel . You’ll begin by learning how to manipulate the versatile alloy with a variety of processes, including Tig, Mig and Arc welding, drilling and grinding. Later, you’ll learn about satin and mirror polishing. You’ll develop your own project and ideally end up with a small sculpture of your own at the end!


Now you can

  • work with stainless steel as an artistic material
  • create shiny sculptures and other opulent objects out of this amazing alloy
  • appreciate steel as more than just something your knives and forks are made out of

Things to remember

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.


Your guide

Julian Wild is a renown sculptor. He’s been making sculpture in stainless steel for over ten years and is also the Vice President of The Royal British Society of Sculptors.


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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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