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WKS861: Intro to Silicone Mold Making and Resin Casting
Class Number 844-35775

In this workshop, the first of our Molding and Casting Workshops Series, you will learn professional techniques to make a platinum silicone mold and a custom colored resin cast. During these three hours, you will:

· Learn how to secure and protect your original model

· Learn about the different types of silicone available and how to choose the best silicone for your mold

· Make a mold in platinum silicone rubber

· Learn about adding pigments and fillers to resin

· How to prevent imperfections in your cast

· Make a cast in a silicone mold with liquid plastic resin

You will take home a sample of reusable modeling clay, a platinum silicone mold, and a colored resin cast.

About the Instructor: Alyssa Ravenwood is an award winning sculptor and owner of Ravenwood Masks. She worked as a special makeup effects artist making sculptures, molds and casts for Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights and PBS' American Experience. Alyssa has been a guest instructor at the J. Paul Getty Villa Museum, Loyola University, Arcata Economic Development Center, and the Brewery Artists Colony.

TechShop Location: TechShop Mid-Peninsula
Room / Area: Main Workshop
Instructor: Alyssa Ravenwood
 
Class Date: Saturday, Jul 27, 2013
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Class Length: 3 Hours
 
Price: $60.00
Lab Fee: $30.00
 
Age Range: 12 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Must Attend with Parent: 16 and Up
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 8
Current Students: 4
Seats Left: 4
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