Aluminum Casting Workshop

Date/Time: *this class is being rescheduled for summer 2019

Kelly Ludeking
Create a 3-D sculpture in aluminum using an oil-based clay process. Using oil-based clay, you will carve and create your sculpture. The next day, the class will divide up to meet at staggered times and make a sandblock mold for their piece. The next Saturday the aluminum will be poured into the molds and when it cools, the sculpture will be cleaned up and ready to take home.

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Rosa Mystica

Date/Time: Saturday, April 20, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Date/Time: Sunday, May 19, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Greg Kraft
In this class you will create welded a steel rose. You will learn hands-on cutting, grinding, sanding and welding steel. Safety first: Wear jeans, closed toe leather shoes, a long sleeved cotton shirt, hair tie, and insulated leather gloves. You will be cutting 3 metal discs with a hand shear into rose petals, cutting a steel rod with an angle grinder for your stem and sanding it all with an angle grinder or pad sander. The discs will be welded to the steel rod and once cooled the steel petals will be systematically bent and pounded with hand tools into a rose that will always bloom.

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