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Synonyms for casting

object formed by a mold

the act of creating something by casting it in a mold

the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel

the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie

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"This was my first experience of using bronze and I used the lost-wax process which is amazing, magical.
Created in bronze through the ancient lost-wax process by local artist John Sisko and treated with a polychrome patina that lightened its exterior, the sculpture appears pleasantly approachable to some, shockingly true-to-life to others.
She has experimented with the lost-wax process of casting bronze and is not afraid to admit that this has resulted in rewards, failures and surprises along the way.
Johns calls Numbers (1964) a painting, but considers the more recent Numbers (2007) a sculpture because the latter has "less brushwork." After Numbers (2007) was cast in aluminum at a foundry by a process other than the lost-wax process that the artist originally wanted, "the original wax that [Johns] meant to be used up in the lost-wax process still existed, a bit damaged from the mold-making procedure." This damaged piece became the basis of the six two-sided sculptures displayed on pedestals in the show.
Once your staff sees the beauty and complexity of the lost-wax process, they can bring that knowledge and enthusiasm to their sculpture clients.