MAX JACQUARD MASTERCLASS – CASTING INSIDE OUT and OUTSIDE IN

photo 2This 4 day workshop explored the concept of casting an object within an object, using the kiln forming process of lost wax, but with a few beautifully developed specialist Max techniques. Students started the course by taking a cast of a simple cup, which first had to be filled with plaster from the inside, then once core was solid, the container removed, and the plaster mould is then dipped in wax many times over to build up a depth of wall. Students were then allowed to use their own chosen objects, which consisted of everything from teeth to ducks! Max showed them how to use silicone and extra fast catalyst, and the next few days were spent in a controlled frenzy of all the different techniques they had learnt……….

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