Sculpt & Open Faced Casting
This intensive workshop introduces you to the exciting and rewarding world of mouldmaking and glass casting. This two day class will familiarise you with the different materials and processes used in casting and how and when to use them.
We will also discuss what is involved in more complex casting methods as well as provide and introduction into setting custom firing schedules for different firing projects.
This two-day course provides you with an introduction to the complex but exciting world of glass casting. You will:
Learn to make a clay model for open face casting (no undercuts)
Mix and make casting materials
Build your own molds
Divest the model and prepare the mold for firing
Gain an introduction into kiln scheduling
Learn about methods required for more complex sculpture molding and casting
Please wear work clothes and closed toe shoes. We provide dust masks, however bring your own if you'd like. Clay, casting glass, refractories and necessary tools are provided.
Bring your own lunch.