Fine Art Course: “The Bronze Age”
March 7 - May 9
Explore Lost Wax Bronze Casting
Bronze casting class participants will create a bronze sculpture from concept to completion.
Saturdays starting March 7 – May 9, 10:00 am to 3:00pm
This all-inclusive class will focus on:
- Oil Clay modeling
- Silicone mold-making with acrylic hard-shell mother mold
- Lost-wax casting using ceramic shell
- Wax casting
- Bronze pouring
- Resin casting
- original ceramic sculptures
Presentations and discussions on the use of bronze casting in contemporary and historic art practices will supplement the studio course.
Heather Benning, BFA, MFA. Benning’s work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Canada and abroad. She worked at Powderhall Bronze, Edinburgh Scotland in 2009-2010.
Phillip Tremblay, of Julienne Atelier Foundry
Founded in 1985 by Joe Fafard, Julienne Atelier Foundry it is one of Canada’s premier foundries, casting bronze sculptures for artists such as Joe Fafard, Victor Cicansky, Dempsey Bob, Michael Hosaluk and Peter Von Tiesenhausen.
Class price will range from $1360 to $2800 depending on size of bronze sculpture.
All Materials and tools will be provided.
Contact the Art Gallery of Swift Current for course outline and class schedule.