Enrol in Bronze Casting - Introductory
Course Code: ARTS1714
Discover the ancient art of metal casting in sand, a technique still current in industry throughout the world. Work with this interesting casting medium as you learn how to make moulds and discover safe, effective methods of getting molten metal into the cavity. Create small scale, pure bronze artefacts such as brooches, pendants, belt buckles, small plaques, figurines or other small objects. You will also work with polymer clay to make basic foundry patterns that will be cast in bronze. There are endless challenges in sand casting; instruction will allow you to experiment, on a small scale, with the possibilities of the medium. The basics of metal finishing will also be covered, to put a pleasing highlight on your work.