Bronze casting is exciting and versatile: bronze can be poured or shaped to any required form. However, there are few people who understand the full process and this practical book reveals its secrets and celebrates its versatility. With step-by-step guides and advice throughout, it focuses on the casting of fine art sculpture, using the 'lost wax' process. By explaining the process and its potential, the book encourages artists to experiment and thereby produce exciting and unexpected results.
Sarah Craske is an artist and co-founding director of Meltdowns, the fine art production studio. After graduating in Fine Art Sculpture, she was aware of the demand for sustainable studio space and accessible production workshops. To meet these needs, she set up Meltdowns with artist Stephen Melton. Sarah installed the foundry in 2006 and since then has been project-managing the production of bronze artworks for across the world, whilst writing and delivering courses on the subject.