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Mark B | Master Wax Model Maker
& Wax Sculpting/Carving Specialist

Area of expertise 

Model Making in Wax & Milliput

  • Building a Wax or Milliput model ready for production in metal.

  • Creating multi-sectional models enabling casting and assembly of larger hollow items.

  • Creating and building models equipped a for successful setting of stones.

  • Very experienced Tutor


Images: Used by permission of tutor Mark B. Copyright Mark B -  All rights reserved


Mark is renowned in the UK Jewellery Industry for his highly detailed intricate work, using Wax or Milliput to sculpt and carve models. He has over 30 year's experience, including working as a stone setter before focusing on being a model maker and sculptor. 


Mark has worked for Faberge in St Petersburg as model maker for many of their commemorative eggs and many other esteemed brands including Budweiser, Theo Fennell and Deakin and Francis.


He has also made many commemorative pieces for British Military Regiments, the largest of which was presented by HRH the Queen to the Argyle Regiment and is on display in Stirling Museum.


In recent times Mark moved from his Birmingham Jewellery Quarter workshop to a studio in the beauty of the Malvern Hills and in this setting he continues also to develop his own range of work a Inspired by many things, from nature to architecture, history and magic, he has a natural ability to bring things to life, especially faces and is renowned for his attention to fine detail giving intricacy form.


Mark shares his skill by teaching both Wax and Milliput mediums. He has taught at the esteemed Birmingham School of Jewellery BCU as visiting Lecturer on Short courses and he teaches individuals in his own Worcestershire Studio.



Learn from Mark

To check Mark's availability and to obtain a quote for a 1-day private tuition session with him, contact Dawn Meaden-Johnson at:


Student Feedback

1-Day Wax Carving / Sculpting Masterclass

The day was brilliant, Mark  really looked after me and made me feel welcome. 


Mark provided loads of useful knowledge and his passion for what he does really shone.


Was a great day, and I'm grateful to learn from him.


I would give this course 5* and fully recommend it.

Jeevan B  - Creative

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