Wax Carving ILiloveve »
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Thu, May 22: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Other start dates (4)
457 Grand St
(Btwn Keap St & Boriquen Pl)
New York, NY 11211 (Map)
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- Class Level: Beginner
- Age Requirements: 18 and older
- Average Class Size: 5
What you'll learn in this wax carving class:This class will explore a wide range of sculptural shapes, surface textures, and hollow forms.
Carving wax is a wonderful alternative to metalsmithing for creating jewelry.
Rich textural surfaces and fluid, curving shapes can be created in wax material that can then be cast into a variety of metals to create a finished product.
Wax carving techniques using both hand tools and the flex shaft will be introduced for carving small objects and jewelry – such as a charm or pendant, as well as ring shapes from different types of wax.
Basic knowledge of the casting process will be covered – during the course students will have the opportunity to have cast at least one piece in metal, and learn how to bring the cast piece to a desired finish.
They include a tour of the jewelry district and a complete list of trade references and supplier resources to provide the new student with a full introduction to the jewelry industry. Small class sizes are perfect for both absolute beginners or those looking to refresh their skills.
Note: After enrolling, you will receive a detailed list of tools required for this class. On average, these cost about $60.
Interested in an On-Site Class or Custom Program from Liloveve? Request info about private training
Cancellation PolicyFull refund (less 5% processing fee) up to 2 weeks before the start date. Cancellation within two weeks will receive a studio credit redeemable for one year.
Teacher: Emilie ShapiroSee Classes Taught by This Teacher »
Emilie received her B.F.A. in Art + Design with a concentration in jewelry and metalsmithing from Syracuse University. She also studied at Alchimia, a contemporary school of jewelry in Florence, Italy with artist Peter Bauhuis. Emilie worked in the jewelry fashion industry as the production manager for companies like Pamela Love and Allforthemountain.
Start Dates (4)
Price includes wax materials and tools.
Thu, May 22 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, May 29 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, Jun 05 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, Jun 12 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, Jun 19 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, Jun 26 6:00pm - 9:00pm
457 Grand St
Btwn Keap St & Boriquen Pl
New York, NY 11211
The Liloveve Gallery opened in April 2009. An inviting, warm atmosphere open to the community, the Gallery showcases local artists alongside the permanent jewelry collection. Inspired by art and love, Caroline Glemann founded Liloveve with the intention to integrate her love of art into everyday lif...
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