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Teen Metal Casting Camp

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 12:00 pm

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In this exciting week-long intensive, students will learn the limitless process of lost-wax (cire perdue) aluminum metal castingStudents will explore the history of metal casting and create unique, symbolic aluminum metal cast masksStudents will make a plaster copy of their faces, create a wax positive from the mold, manipulate the wax by adding various symbolic elements, create a ceramic shell mold, burn out the wax from the mold, and replace the wax with 1000 degrees of aluminum, hence creating the lost wax (cire perdue) metal casting processYour imagination is your only limitation in this week of casting fun! 

Ages 13-18; limited to 12 participants.

Aug 5-9, 2024
9 AM – 12 PM
Andrews Hall, William & Mary


August 5 @ 9:00 am
August 9 @ 12:00 pm


Andrews Hall, William & Mary
605 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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