Plaster Mould Making Sculpture Course

Learn to cast your own unique sculptures at this fun art course in London.


London Sculpture Workshop

London Sculpture Workshop

3k
2k

2 x 7 hours Class size 1 to 8     label £250

Ever wanted to decorate your home with one-of-a-kind pieces of art? Learn to cast your own designs at this two-day sculpture casting course in London! Working with an experienced local artist, you'll learn to use objects to make plaster moulds that you can then cast in a variety of different materials.

You'll enjoy a combination of fun demonstrations and practical experience as you use found objects or quick clay sculptures to create a unique mould that expresses your creativity. You'll then be guided through the process of using your mould to cast a finished sculpture to bring home and display with pride.

During the course, you'll learn:

Day one
You will make a quick clay sculpture and a plaster waste mould from this to cast in fast set concrete. You'll then have the option of casting a small object you've brought in from home, or selecting something from around the workshop to make a plaster piece mould.

Day two
You will finish the plaster piece mould and have the options of making a cast in wax, plaster or fast setting concrete with colour pigment finishes.

You'll leave the course not only with your amazing sculpture in hand, but also the knowledge and skills to continue this hands-on artform yourself.

Please note: The stated class duration includes a one-hour break for lunch.



Knowledge required
Open to all levels including beginners.
 
What you'll get
All materials and tools needed to make a small sculpture to bring home with you.
 
What to bring
  • Old clothes and strong footwear.
  • A packed lunch.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 2 consecutive days.


London Sculpture Workshop adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had a continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell, in the last 14 days.

Location

London Sculpture Workshop, Unit 0, First Floor, Harrington Way, London, SE18 5NR

Your teacher
London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop

3k
2k

London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.

Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practising artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and woodwork, ceramics and hot metal practices.

London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at Royal College of Art and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British Museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.

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