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Cast-A-Candle Workshop

Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)

Somerville, United States

Cast-A-Candle Workshop

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Cast a Candle Example


In this class you'll sculpt a simple figure (animal, shape, object - your choice!) in clay and then turn it into a candle!  A bite-sized version of the 4-week Casting & Moldmaking class, this workshop will introduce you to basic casting techniques and new materials.  At the end, you'll have a custom home-made candle that you'll be able to cast over and over again!

Class Goals:

The goal of this class is to teach basic casting techniques through the creation of a custom (and functional!) wax candle.




Tools and materials will be provided by the instructor. There will be a $10 materials fee that will be payable to the instructor on the day of class.

Instructor Biography:

Bevan Weissman


A native of Massachusetts, Bevan Weissman exists in duality as an artist and engineer:  trained in both disciplines, his work straddles the line between the two.  His areas of expertise include large scale installation, public art, and mixed-media sculpture; all of these have relied heavily on the inclusion of repeated and one-off castings in materials as diverse as cement, plastic, bronze, plaster, rubber, and wax -- whatever the piece needs in order to come alive.

Event Time:

Sunday, November 13th, 1:30PM - 6:30PM

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When & Where

10 Tyler Street
Somerville, 02143

Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EST)

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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

Artisan's Asylum is a community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.


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