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)