30. January 2021 - 10:00
London Sculpture Workshop
United KingdomLondonThames Side Studios, Harrington Way

Modelling Sculpture in Wax (Sat & Sun, 30th- 31st Jan 2021), London Sculpture Workshop, Saturday, 30. January 2021

This course is an introduction to working with wax as a sculpture material.

About this Event

Learn about working with soft and hard waxes, wax casting, making wax sculpture as a finished product or as a stage towards casting into metals or ceramic slip.

Wax is a versatile modelling medium for making sculpture. During this course students will be encouraged to experiment with the different properties of wax, building architecturally and experimenting with different textures as well as casing and assembling components from plaster moulds.

Day one

Learn how to mix up your own modelling wax

Cast waxes into plaster moulds and make up sheet waxes.

Model in hard and soft waxes and learn about their different advantages

Day two

Make plaster moulds for wax casting

Use wax casts as a way of scaling up artworks

Reinforce wax for showing it as a finished product

It would be ideal for participants to bring along ideas, sketch books or small models they would like to make and any reference materials for ideas.

Open to all levels including beginners.

It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.

Course Cost: £195

Course date: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st January 2021

Course times: 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

Number of places available: 12

Tutor: Robert Worley (RCA)


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.

Saturday, 30. January 2021, London Sculpture Workshop, Modelling Sculpture in Wax (Sat & Sun, 30th- 31st Jan 2021)

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