A crucible of molten bronze being poured in a ceramic mold

Fire Arts Center of Chicago

Bronze Casting and Mold Making

Bronze Sculpture Casting at the Fire Arts Center


Michael Bennett


  • Wednesday at and 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday at and 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.


$400 for 16 weeks, $285 for 10 weeks

This class is designed to familiarize students with the basics of lost wax casting process. Depending on the project students will learn wax casting and working technique, gating and venting, ceramic shell and investment molding techniques. Students will be required to complete at least 3 finished projects.

Repetition of this class will provide more advanced foundry education.

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