Michael Partington - Artist

Bronze Casting

Create and cast bronze or aluminum sculpture in a foundry facility. Instruction in all of the methods and techniques required to create original sculpture patterns in wax, Styrofoam, clay and various other materials, is followed by complete instruction in mold making, casting and finishing processes. All techniques required for making resin bonded sand molds and ceramic shell molds is taught as well as the operation and functions of the crucible furnace. All phases of this sculptural class include demonstrations and handouts as well as hands on experience with personal attention for the process that each student is attempting to master.