Metal and Sculpture

During this course you will learn many of the practical skills and techniques associated with the fabrication of steel and aluminium sculpture. Suitable for both absolute beginners and those with a basic knowledge of the material, you will begin by learning how to safely and confidently use all the tools and machinery found within a well equipped metal workshop...

Taught by: David Stewart.

Description

During this course you will learn many of the practical skills and techniques associated with the fabrication of steel and aluminium sculpture. Suitable for both absolute beginners and those with a basic knowledge of the material, you will begin by learning how to safely and confidently use all the tools and machinery found within a well equipped metal workshop. On the first day of the course you will be taught how to weld confidently. You will then be introduce to the other equipment; gas powered forge, bending and folding machines, mig and arc welders, chop saw and a plasma cutter. You will then use all of these skills to make a steel sculpture to take with you at the end of the week. All materials and safety equipment will be provided, but you are advised to bring your own suitable workwear; overalls and sturdy leather boots, preferably with steel toe-caps.

 

Tutor information

David Stewart Studied Fine art Sculpture BA (Hons) at Leicester Polytechnic. He received a scholarship from Royal College of Art to study in Italy and has taught on BA Fine Art at the University of Wolverhampton. His commissions and residencies include; Grizedale Forest, Cumbria, NESL Shipyard Site in Sunderland Enterprise Park, Poustinia Sculpture Park, Belize and Hinode Forest, Tokyo. He has also exhibited Metal and stone sculpture extensively in UK, Europe, and Japan.

www.davidstewartsculpture.co.uk


Materials

Please bring you with you:

  • cheap work clothes such as overalls (Dickies are cheap)
  • sensible footwear/boots

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£625Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket