BRONZE CASTING COURSES: New course program starting 2019
Autumn 2019. Botanical Bronze . Treberfydd Walled Garden. October 7th - 11th 2019.
Following the success of the Newport House event last year this 5 day casting course will take our inspiration from nature, botanical forms forms and found natural objects. Working both in wax and directly with organic objects we will explore sculpting and aesthetics to create individual bronze sculptures. Price £700
Create your own sculpture in bronze…
This 5-day casting course will take our inspiration from nature, botanical forms and found natural objects. Working both in wax and directly with organic objects the course will explore sculpting and aesthetics to create individual bronze sculptures. Bronze casting is a long and involved process, yet by applying attention and working directly with the constraints and properties of simple materials, through a series of directed tasks, complex and beautiful forms of expression emerge for everyone. There is the potential for real alchemy when we take time to become conversant and engaged with every step of a process. Understanding that creativity and self-expression is vital for the well-being and resilience for both the individual and community and it is a deeply empowering experience to discover new skills and aspects within ones-self.
Day 1: Working with wax: contemplating form and aesthetics, finding the extraordinary within the ordinary and playing with new techniques to develop ideas ready for casting.
Days 2 and 3: Preparation for casting, including spruing and shelling.
Day 4: Burning out shells and pouring bronze.
Day 5: Finishing and patination.
DATES: 7th - 11th October 2019
VENUE: Treberfydd Walled Garden
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