Intro to Waxcarving (ages 9+, children & adults)
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3 hours, 1 session: 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm M-F (advance booking required)
In this 3 hour introductory class, learn the basics of wax carving, which is the first step when creating jewelry that will be made with lost-wax-casting. You can create many styles in wax that would be difficult to create in metal, such as intricate designs and the writing of stylized words. This is a great beginners class and an excellent introduction to wax carving for children and adults (age 9+). You will work with wax to design and carve your own wax that ultimately can be turned into a piece of jewelry if . This class runs from 9am-12pm or 1-4pm (special times available upon request)
If you enjoy this class we would be happy to set up a series of wax carving classes for you so you can create a complete line of jewelry. We can help facilitate the creation of molds, masters, and samples in our partner studio, PT Melamun.
Class covers beginning techniques in:
- Wax Carving
Class sizes are small, no more than 2 students at a time to allow one-on-one time with the tutors. With the techniques you are shown, you will be able to make 1 wax that you can take home with you or choose to pay to have molded and cast.
What you need to bring to this class:
If you have an idea or inspiration for a piece of jewelry to make, you are welcome to bring it. Everything else that you need will be provided.
All materials are included in the cost of the class, including wax. If you choose to have us take your piece to be molded and cast into a piece of jewelry we will quote you on price and time during your class. Typical time to create a mold from your was is 4-5 days and casting can take up to 2 weeks.
Wax carving classes are taught by expert wax-carvers from Indonesia who have years of professional experience in jewelry making. There is a class assistant to help who is knowledgeable about techniques and can translate any questions you might have. The teachers are friendly, knowledgeable and very happy to help.
We are just down the road from Batu Bolong Beach and Echo Beach, and there are lots of lovely warungs and healthy international restaurants all down the road. We are happy to make recommendations so just ask.