This six-week workshop offers participants metal casting techniques for small scale sculpture and jewellery applications.
Participants will be guided through the processes of ideas generation, drawing, concept development and techniques suitable for casting designs in pewter using cuttlefish bone, as well as using the lost wax casting processes to cast designs in a variety of metals such as pewter, silver and brass. Basic metalworking hand-skills will also be offered to enable professional completion of the student artworks.
Interactive demonstrations include the following skills:
Cuttlefish Bone Casting
Lost Wax Casting
Please wear safe, closed-toe footwear (no sandals or thongs) and bring a sketch/notebook, pen and pencils.