A hands on, four day intensive and comprehensive course on casting and mould-making, specialising in silicone rubber. Ideal for students who have a small sculpture to cast, but also can use studio samples. Casting in choice of plaster, cement & wax. Open to all levels including beginners. Basic materials included but charged for when use over individual materials allowance -1kg of silicone rubber is included in the course costs and is charged @ £15 per kg after that.
As well as practical work developing your own moulds and casts, there will be demonstrations, group work and one to one instruction
Some experience in sculpture is preferable.
This course takes place in Pelham Hall. Please check the website for directions.
Students can bring an object that they want cast (please contact tutor with an image and dimensions: firstname.lastname@example.org. Protective clothing i.e. recommended overall or apron, strong shoes or boots, Some extra fees will be charged for materials when the student uses over and above their allocated course materials fee. 1kg of silicone rubber is included in the course costs and is £15 per kg after that. Where applicable protective clothing supplied by the college must also be worn.
Any sculpture or Art and Design course at any level, from adult education course to degree.