Advanced Lost Wax Casting Workshop - 23,24,25 Apr and 1 May. Cost $790
Total cost of the Workshop is $790.
Pay $100 deposit to secure a place and $690 at the workshop.Dates: Friday April 23, Sat 24, Sun 25 & Sat May 1, 2021
10am - 4pm
Studio is at
9 Diggorra Crt
Point Lonsdale 3225
Maximum 5 students
This is an intensive workshop with the emphasis on working with wax to make 3-D forms and then casting them in glass.Day 1 : A small project will be made to show the basic processes involved in working with wax and casting. It will be fired that night to be revealed on Day 2.
Day 2 : Further developement of wax techniques and commencing main project. Reveal of previous day's casting.Day 3: Finishing wax form, investing in refactory material. Steaming mould to recover wax and setting up for firing. Loading mould with glass. Firing will take around 3 days, hence the gap until Day 4.Day 4: Divesting … the reveal. (alternative arrangements can be made if your time away from home is limited and you only want to attend the first 3 days)This workshop is not for absolute beginners. Some knowledge of lost wax casting or previous related kiln formed/warm glass experience preferable.
$790 includes all materials and equipment.
Morning and afternoon teas provided.
Participants must wear either full frame glasses or bring safety glasses, dust mask and wear closed shoes.
To adhere to social distancing the class size is limited to 5 and relevant COVID precautions including masks will be followed. If COVID restrictions require a reduction in class size, preference will be given by order of booking and participants missing out will have deposits refunded.