lost-wax casting

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lost-wax casting:

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[Fr.,=lost wax], sculptural process of metal casting that may be used for hollow and solid casting. The sculptor makes a model in plaster or clay that is then coated with wax. This model is then covered with a perforated plaster or clay mold.
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The huge variety of skilled techniques and processes for the creation of glass works include blowing, fusing, flame working and kiln-casting, and among the cast forms, a particularly skilled mode known as pate de verre, which uses the lost wax casting method.
The "young, powerful" female figure, entitled Messenger, has been cast at a foundry in a tiny Welsh village, using the ancient technique of lost wax casting.
The "young, powerful" female figure, entitled Messenger, has been cast at Castle Fine Art Foundry in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys using the ancient technique of lost wax casting.
The "young, powerful" female figure, entitled Messenger, has been cast at foundry in a tiny Welsh village, using the ancient technique of lost wax casting.
The "young, powerful" female figure, entitled Messenger, has been cast at the Castle Fine Art Foundry in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys using the ancient technique of lost wax casting.
He uses the piece, made from a lost wax casting process, in his studio--a ritual he sees as an act of mental neutralization.
She uses the lost wax casting method, combined with other ancient and modern techniques, creating textured sterling silver and ancient bronze jewelry.
Founded in 1947 as a lost wax casting company, the group has become of the UK's largest and most long-established jewellery manufacturers and currently employs around 180 staff across three bases - in the Jewellery Quarter, London and Essex.
I work like a sculptor - I carve all my pieces in wax and then I have them cast in metal by the lost wax casting process.
These objects are made in a material that has been designed to have 100 percent burn-out during the lost wax casting process.
Processes include traditional arts such as lost wax casting and panel beating as well as modern techniques like composite lamination and direct metal laser sintering.
Information on techniques in pottery and 'lost wax casting' represent a compelling inclusion in the exhibition.