Mouldmaking and Casting Workshop with Jesmonite Demo

Price: £25.00
  • Description

    Mouldmaking and Casting Workshop with Jesmonite Demo - with Graeme Pippet and Tim Sharman
    Taking place at:
    East Coast Fibreglass Supplies, West Walpole Street, South Shields.
    This course will be delivered by Graeme Pippet, a South Shields based professional sculptor and artist.
    And Tim Sharman, Technical Sales Executive for Jesmonite

    Today's course is in two parts, the first being workshop-style, providing hands-on learning about the following areas:

    • Health & Safety
    • Comparison of materials for moulding and casting
    • Difference between tin cure and platinum cure silicones, and how to avoid problems with both
    • Use of Release agents - When, why and how
    • Model design - Understanding undercuts, avoiding trapped air
    • How to mix, pour or brush silicone rubber removing air bubbles
    • An overview of vacuum and pressure chambers
    • Mould Design - 1 part, 2 part, multiple piece moulds, Block moulds, skin moulds, jacket moulds
    • Polyester & Polyurethane casting resins - what are the differences
    • Mixing and pouring resin
    • Additives - fillers, pigments etc, Marble, stone, bronze, wood effects
    After which we will be taking a look at Jesmonite, a non-toxic material for casting and architectural work.

    Course timing will be from 9.00am to approximately 4.00pm.

    Please note. If you want to purchase materials on the day of the course it is best to order in advance so that your order will be ready to collect when you are ready to leave.

    You can place your order via the website and check customer collection, phone the order in the day before or simply visit the trade counter and place your order before the course starts. Everything will be ready for you to collect when the course has ended.

    TO BOOK YOUR PLACE: Click Add To Cart and complete our online order or call us on 0191 4975134

    Please note that cancellations can not be accepted within 48 hours of course taking place.

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