Silversmith casting experience
Saturday 17 August
Gift vouchers available.
Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.
Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for all levels of experience.
What will be covered in the class?
Your tutor will demonstrate casting in silver and show you the best way to produce a cast. We will cover cuttlefish and sand casting. Freehand carve your own design or use objects to push into the moulds and cast the piece in silver. To take home that day.
Materials up to £20 will be included for each student with additional materials purchasable from your tutor. Please bring a notebook to make notes and sketches and an apron to protect clothing. Please bring small objects such as buttons that can be pushed into surfaces to create texture and shapes. Close-toed shoes must be worn and hair must be tied back. Tools are included and Clare will provide advice on what tools are essential.
Clare Layton has been working with Milton Keynes Arts Centre for a number of years to deliver her hugely popular and sell-out silversmith workshops. Clare has extensive experience in silversmith techniques and creative tutoring.