Casting in Concrete & Plaster (Sat & Sun, 10th-11th Jul 2021), London Sculpture Workshop, Saturday, 10. July 2021
About this Event
The architectural possibilities of both the negative space (the mould) and the positive space (the cast) will be considered through an intuitive and open-ended process. Students will be constructing and casting shapes, and are encouraged to experiment with different finishes, textures and materials. Participants will have the opportunity to think through making and explore material qualities hands-on.
Day 1 - Experimentation
-Inverted space moulding and quick formwork-Experimentation through making a series of quick sketch moulds and plaster casts-Casting in plaster
Available materials: OSB chipboard, MDF, Flexible materials, form board, cardboard, plastics
Day 2 - Extrapolation
-Use the experiences gained in the sketches of day one to make new moulds and shapes-Casting in plaster and concrete-Adding texture-Finishing qualities -Conclusion.
Please feel free to bring material to experiment with for mould making and casting into.
Please bring protective clothing (inc. boiler suit and heavy duty footwear)
All materials will be supplied.
Course cost: £165
Course Dates: Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th July 2021
Course times: 10am-1pm & 2pm–4pm
Number of places available: 14
Tutor: Ben Lee (CSM, UCL)
Is there parking available?
There is free parking available on site.
Is my ticket refundable?
Refunds for courses are not generally offered unless they are requested at least three weeks before the start of the course or in exceptional circumstances.