Lost Wax Process Demonstration

Thursday, 21 February 2019
13:00

PAST

Overview:
The lost wax process is usually associated with bronze or aluminium casting carried out at a foundry. It is a means of creating repeat sculptures from a single mould. Some SS Society members will already have moulds that they use to cast their resin sculptures.

This demonstration will give you an idea of how to use your existing moulds and take your sculpture experience to the next level.

What you will learn:
Morwenna Lake will demonstrate how you can obtain a wax cast from an existing multiple-piece mould. Find out how to make the cast ready to take to the foundry.

Topics covered will include:
• getting the wax into the mould,
• depth of wax,
• re-assembling the cast,
• what happens at the foundry,
• what the foundry will expect of you.

Time permitting; there may be an opportunity for a bit of hands on experience.

What you will need:
As hot wax can be very hazardous, you will need to bring:
• leather gardening/work gloves,
• an apron in case the wax splashes,
• safety glasses or goggles.

Cost:
The bulk of the cost of the demonstration will be subsidised by the SSS, which is why the cost to members of the Society will be only £10 each (to cover cost of studio use).

Lost Wax Process Demonstration

3 Phipps Bridge Studios, Queen's Rd, Mitcham, CR4 3PL

Venue:

Queen's Rd, Mitcham SW19, UK

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Limited to 10 on first-come-first-served basis

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Organiser:

Morwenna Lake