Casting Techniques

Casting Techniques

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For people with knowledge of jewelry techniques with the aim of increasing his/her skills.

Description

Introductory course for all those interested in casting. In the course you will learn how to convert any organic object to metal, such as leaves, branches, shells, etc. You will also learn to make molds of plastic and metal objects for their subsequent transition to metal.

Goals

Knowledge of the metal properties, of the most used alloys, the type of flux, the pickling and the annealing processes. Care and recover of the metal. Knowledge of the different types of casting techniques and of the use of different type of molds.

Contents

Delft clay.
Cuttlefish bone.
Ceramic plasters.
Modeling and casting of organic elements.
Introduction to microfusion.
Initiation to wax modelling.

Info

  • Teacher:
    Jaime Díaz

  • Duration:
    30 hours intensive course.
    To be distributed in days of 6 or 3 hours.
    Minimum 6 hours a week, maximum 24 hours a week.

  • Schedule:
    From Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    You can start at any time of the year from October to July.
    Limited places, check space availability on the date you choose.

  • Price:
    320 €*
    *material not included.

  • How to pay:
    100% in the inscription process.

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Casting Techniques

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For people with knowledge of jewelry techniques with the aim of increasing his/her skills.

Description

Introductory course for all those interested in casting. In the course you will learn how to convert any organic object to metal, such as leaves, branches, shells, etc. You will also learn to make molds of plastic and metal objects for their subsequent transition to metal.

Goals

Knowledge of the metal properties, of the most used alloys, the type of flux, the pickling and the annealing processes. Care and recover of the metal. Knowledge of the different types of casting techniques and of the use of different type of molds.

Contents

Delft clay.
Cuttlefish bone.
Ceramic plasters.
Modeling and casting of organic elements.
Introduction to microfusion.
Initiation to wax modelling.

Info

  • Teacher:
    Jaime Díaz

  • Duration:
    30 hours intensive course.
    To be distributed in days of 6 or 3 hours.
    Minimum 6 hours a week, maximum 24 hours a week.

  • Schedule:
    From Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    You can start at any time of the year from October to July.
    Limited places, check space availability on the date you choose.

  • Price:
    320 €*
    *material not included.

  • How to pay:
    100% in the inscription process.

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