Wax Working Techniques

Course Description

About this course

This wax working course will focus on introductory techniques used in creating wax models for jewelry and small metal ornamental pieces. Learn how to carve and sculpt a custom design, apply surface textures, and incorporate organic/natural elements to create a unique piece of jewelry. Student will being the class with carving and casting a ring (or two) in metal, then learning to sand and polish their work. Discover all the possibilities what you can create through wax carving and casting!

Meet the Instructor

Patrick McMillan

Bio coming soon!

Materials & Tools 

There is a $30 materials fee for this class that is payable upon registration. The materials kit includes various types of wax including hard ring tube wax, sheet wax, and sculpting wax, as well as various flexshaft attachments needed to carve and bur into the wax for styling and stone setting.

Students should bring 
  • Students should bring a sketchbook, pencil(s) and eraser for designing drawing.

Tuition

$480.00

Materials Cost

$30.00

Instructor

Patrick McMillan

Dates

April 4 -June 6, 2019

Weekly on Thursday

Time

10:00 AM -1:00 PM

Length

9 weeks

No Class Dates

April 18

Make-up dates 
June 13
Location 
Metalwerx
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