Modelling Sculpture in Wax (February 2016)

11 Jan 2016 – 12 Jan 2016

Regular hours

09:30 – 17:30
09:30 – 17:30

Cost of entry

Course Cost: £149

London Sculpture Workshop

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 73, 1
  • London Bridge
  • London Bridge

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


This course will cover:

Model in hard and soft waxes and know their different advantages

Cast waxes into plaster moulds and make up sheet waxes

Create one or more finished artworks ready for casting in other materials

Create a variety of wax finishes and know about how to reinforce wax for showing it as a finished product

Use wax casts as a way of scaling up artworks

Safely handle hot waxes and general good workshop practice

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: £149

Course date: Thursday 11th and Friday 12th February 2016

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

Number of places available: 12

Tutor: Robert Worley (RCA)

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