Weekend course by Luca Tripaldi
Schedule: 14th – 16th April 2023
Fri: 17-20 pm – Sat/Sun: 9-12.30 * 14 – 16.30
Price: 500 € Deposit to be paid to secure the place: 100 €
INTRODUCTION & PROGRAM:
Friday: Introduction to the silicones rubber. Making silicon molds in one and two parts using different silicones hardness (shore) and consistency (liquid and paste). The school will provide the prototype shapes. You are welcome to bring your own prototypes is you wish to discuss with the teacher how to make a mold from, but you can’t make the workshop the mold of your own prototypes.
Saturday: Introduction to the different colourants for resins and the epoxy and urethane resin. Casting of the resin in the molds: making of solid and empty resin pieces, using of metal settings and images in the resin (metal settings and images are provided by the school).
Sunday: trimming, finishing, and polishing of the pieces casted and slides show.
TOOLS PROVIDED BY THE STUDENTS FOR THE RESIN CLASS:
1 – cutter with a large blade
2 – scalpel for surgery (you can buy it in any pharmacy)
3 – permanent black marker fine point
4 – steel tweezers
5 – big scissors
6 – small steel scissors
8 – cotton burr
9 – rubber burr with sandpaper
10 – saw blades n.2
11- masking tape
12 – disposable gloves
13 – sandpaper – 1 sheet waterproof for each grit: 180-220-400-800-1200-2500-5000
14 – two silicone sheets for the oven (without any texture) – give a look on Amazon…
The Weekend Course will be confirmed once the minimum number of students will be reached.
For further information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org