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Bronze Casting Sculpture Short Course

Date Attendance Time Course fee Location Action
12/12/16 – 16/12/16 5 days: Monday to Friday 10.30 – 16.00 £475 Knights Park campus Book now

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Why do this course?

An exciting opportunity to learn the traditional methods of bronze casting.

Course description

This five-day course introduces you to the bronze casting process. You will have an extensive week of practical workshops which will teach you how to transform your own creations into permanent bronze sculptures. You will see the alchemy of the metal being poured and learn the metalwork and finishing skills required to create a bronze sculpture.

Please note: work is messy, so please dress appropriately and wear sensible shoes (ie no sandals or high heels).

Course structure

  • Day 1 and 2 – Introduction to the creation of individual sculptures and the processes involved. 
  • Day 3 – All aspects of the alchemy of bronze casting.   
  • Day 4 – Uncovering the bronze sculptures in their rough state.
  • Day 5 – Metal work and final patination.

What you will take away

A bronze sculpture.

What to bring

A pre-prepared item made out of anything that burns easily, i.e. wax, balsa (light) wood, foamboard, string, wool, cardboard, etc. Not plastic, plasticine or hardwood. A maximum size of 10" x 4" x 4" which you will take away to finish.

Course tutor

Guilliermo Rodriguez

Booking information

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