Lost Wax Casting: Folds, Ribbons and Beyond
Lost wax casting techniques can be used to make much more than just rings. Experiment with a variety of techniques that allow the metal to be formed into cones, ribbons, and other shapes. Inspired by origami paper folding techniques, this course will allow students to create a pendant or other small form that is unique and personalized. Wax forming, casting set up, torch melting, spin casting and polishing well be demonstrated and practiced. No previous experience is necessary. Tools and materials will be provided.