Life Casting Sculpture Workshop: Hand Casting & Mould Making for a Pair of Hands

Life casting is a historic art technique practiced by several ancient cultures. The practice of life casting was wide spread in the 19th century, during which it was closely linked to both art and science, and was considered a standard part of the sculptor’s technique. Life casting, whether interpreted as a normal sculptural process, documentary piece or affectionate souvenir, soon gave rise, with its near perfect reproduction of reality. It is the process of creating a three-dimensional copy of a living human body, through the use of molding and casting techniques. Compared to other three-dimensional representations of humans, the standout feature of lifecasts is their high level of realism and detail. Lifecasts can replicate details as small as fingerprints and pores. During this workshop, you’ll learn all the techniques to create a cast mould of your hands. We’ll also cover the various mould application techniques, casting materials, and finishing techniques. You’ll study the attributes of plaster, how to pour a set of good casts, limit bubbles and other imperfections, open the moulds without damaging the casts and how to detail the final product. In conjunction with Valentine’s day, this workshop is designed for a casting of a pair of hands. Come with your partner, friends, siblings or come alone to cast both your hands. At the end of the session, you will bring home a pair of life-like hand casting to be used as a trinket dish, decor or keepsake. Session Includes: – All materials & tools for the session – You’ll be making a mold for a pair of hands (all yours or with a companion) then cast it to create the final product – Take home a pair of hand casting if you opt for the RM 300 option – Add on RM 100 to bring home a craft kit to create another pair of hands *Take-home kit include 500g of skin-safe mold making powder + 1 kg of fast setting plaster powder (enough to make a pair of hands) – Delicious refreshments Details Time : 10am-1pm (Workshop will take approximately 3 hours, please be punctual so you have enough time to complete your artwork :))

 

Herohand Studio – D-3-3, Capital 4, Oasis Square Ara Damansara (Opposite Coffee ETC, take the lift up to 3rd floor Unit D-3-3) Use Waze to drive to Herohand Studio UNIT D-3-3, CAPITAL 4, OASIS SQUARE, Petaling Jaya

Event Dates

From 15th February 2020 to 15th February 2020

Venue

Herohand Studio UNIT D-3-3, CAPITAL 4, OASIS SQUARE, Petaling Jaya

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