Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Co Leitim
Sat 1st & Sun 2nd April 2017
Tutor: Michael O’Hara. Duration: 2 Days. Participants: 6 Cost: €190
The module was designed to introduce the student to Metal Crafts, which they can apply to their own requirements. Introduction to cutting and grinding techniques and uses of hacksaw; files; drills; hammers; grinders; chop-saw; sanders. Demonstrated competence in MMA/Arc welding including different weld joints – butt weld, lap weld and T-fillet. Students also attempt similar joints through the TIG welding process. They are shown how to measure and cut steel accurately. Focused upon working through projects set and realizing ideas from concept, design and articulation. Students come with: sturdy boots. Beginners to intermediate.
Michael O’Hara is an artist and lecturer in sculpture at Dublin Institute of Technology. O’Hara has shown extensively within Ireland and is a well-known expert in metal fabrication techniques.
Leitrim Sculpture Centre, New Line, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim
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LSC acknowledge the financial support of the Arts Council and Leitrim County Council.