Wax Modeling and Centrifugal Casting October 22-24 (Level 1) and October 25-27 (Level 2), Assamblage School of Contemporary Jewelry, Bucharest, Romania
The first module of the Wax modeling and centrifugal casting course teaches the main techniques for modeling wax then transforming it in metal (silver) trough casting.
Wax molding technique allows a different type of expression than the classic welding technique. Understanding the process of molding and casting is also a way to improve your art skills. The aesthetic potential of this method is that spontaneous ideas can be shaped more easily. Modeled wax offers the unique advantage of having a palpable "sketch" that can be modified and improved before becoming the final product, the wax being at the same time, a blueprint and a prototype.
3 days Monday - Wednesday
Cost: 290 Euro
21 hours: 10:00 - 17:00
Teachers: David Sandu, Andreia Popescu, and Razvan Popa
Wax modeling technique known variations in approach, different materials and extremely diverse technical / aesthetic purposes. The Wax modeling and centrifugal casting course Level 2 adds, in addition to the first Module, three new approaches to the classical, highly creative techniques:
*Modeling and casting hollow forms
*Wax impression and creation of negative for jewelry made in series
*Casting of wax parts, including semi-precious stone settings.
3 days Thursday- Saturday
Cost: 290 Euro
21 hours 10:00 - 17:00
Teachers: David Sandu, Andreia Popescu, Razvan Popa