Thu, Sep 12
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Meets 6 Times
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Learn the basics of silicone mold making, creating 1-part molds and 2-part molds from a variety of different silicones and rubbers. Cast plastic or wax into your mold, and manipulate it further through carving, heat, or paint, which can then be hand-painted. Mold making is a key technique for those interested in production. All molds created...
Thursday Sep 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(6 sessions)
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This class is designed to familiarize students with the basics of lost wax casting process. Depending on the project students will learn wax casting and working technique, gating and venting, ceramic shell and investment molding techniques. Students will be required to complete at least 3 finished projects. Repetition of this class will provide more...
Designed for individuals who are interested in lost wax casting and advance students who are proficient in fabrication skills such as soldering, sawing and finishing. Topics covered include wax carving, casting, bezel making, working in gold or silver, fabrication techniques, and oxidation. Cast at least once during the term.
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Different surface design techniques covered will include sgraffito (carving through layers), mishima (in-lay), slip trailing, stencil and stamp design and application (store and handmade), resist techniques (wax and underglaze), image transfer, and silk screen application.
This class explores creating a printing plate made from encaustic medium. The encaustic medium (beeswax and damar resin) are painted and manipulated on acrylic surfaces. The wax can be carved and reworked to arrive each individual’s imagery. The process is very spontaneous and direct and rich complex images can be achieved using the process. The...