Create small precious objects from pewter. Using a technique that dates back to the Vikings, you will carve into a cuttlefish shell and pour molten metal into a unique mould. You will be shown how to melt, cast polish and finish your objects. Perfect for beginners or those with some experience of metalwork.
Metalwork and mould-making
Daniela Rubino and Lauren Wilson, are artists and makers who studied Sculpture at Central Saint Martins and The Slade School of Fine Art respectively, they specialise in working with steel.
Lauren and Daniela are the co-founders of RubinoWilson, a teaching platform. Classes are available at venues across London, including The Design Museum, Soho House, Birch Community and The Ned.
Craft-kit versions of their courses are available to buy from their website or at TATE Modern and Barbican gift shops.
RubinoWilson also offers a fabrication service, last year they made a sculpture for Sir Grayson Perry. Inspiration Lives Here, is permanently installed in "A House For Artists" Barking.
Daniela and Lauren design and make furniture under the name Studio Enyo. www.studioenyo.co.uk
Lauren and Daniela are also the founders of Ore Projects, a mentoring scheme that teaches local 16-25 year olds free hands-on classes in metalwork, funded by Arts Council England and Sponsored by CAT footwear, ESAB and Metals4u. www.oreprojects.com
Introducing the basics of welding, this day course shows you how to use the MIG and TIG welder. You will learn the techniques to weld different joints using a variety of mild steel stock. This course is ideal for beginners and those with some experience who are looking to perfect their technique. All materials and PPE will be provided. We also run one-to-one sessions for welding stainless steel and aluminium.
Head to www.rubinowilson.com to have a look at our seasonal offerings! Visit our workshop at Grandeys place to make something special with us. https://www.rubinowilson.com/workshops