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Sheet Copper Sculpture (Mon – Thurs, 11 – 14 Oct 2021)

A four day introduction to working with sheet copper as a sculpture material using the techniques of beating and brazing.

Taking advantage of the excellent metal working workshop at LSW this course will show you the possibilities of working sheet copper, a great material for making outdoor sculpture, water features and hanging mobiles.

This course will cover:

Day One

Creating designs using paper templates for cutting sheet copper. Carving wooden moulds and formers to beat against to shape sheet copper.

Day Two

Cutting shaping and folding copper by heating and cold beating

Day Three

Joining copper by brazing using brass filler rods, or riveting.

Day Four

Surface finishes, patinas and effects for sheet copper sculptures

Bring along ideas, sketch books or small models for what you wish to make and any reference materials for ideas.

It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.

Beginners welcome.

Basic materials are included.

Course cost: £420

Course date: Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th October 2021

Course times: 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

Number of places available: 6

Tutors: Robert Worley (RCA)

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