Half life size figures

Capturing the essence of a pose using scale measurements taken with calipers, to create a life size or half life size figure.  Depending on the complexity of the pose, we work either in air drying clay that can be allowed to dry without firing or casting, or for more complex poses we create an armature and work over it in clay.  Poses with armatures will need to be cast at an additional cost.

Cost includes tuition, model, and all equipment required during the course.  Clay, some armatures and casting are an additional cost.

 

 


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2019 Classes


FIGURATIVE SCULPTURE WEEK
18th - 22th MARCH 2019
11 WEEK TUESDAY SCULPTURE CLASS
COMMENDING 26th MARCH 2019

WEDNESDAY SCULPTURE DEVELOPMENT CLASS
COMMENCING 27th MARCH 2019

THURSDAY SCULPTURE DEVELOPMENT CLASS
COMMENCING 28th MARCH 2019



We kick off the courses next year with the lovely Rosemarie who will be modelling for our Figurative Sculpture Week on the 18th - 22nd of March 2019. 

Then we welcome a great new model called Victoria for the 11 week Tuesday Class starting on the 26th of March 2019. 

The Sculpture Development Classes continue to be very popular.  Both days are currently full but please email to put your name on the waiting list if you are interested.

Full details of all classes below.


Please email   val@thesculpturestudio.co.uk If you would like to enquire about courses or go onto a waiting list for the Sculpture Development Courses.

 


Classes in more detail:


 

Above - Photo of Rosemarie, our model for the Figurative Sculpture Week.

FIGURATIVE SCULPTURE WEEK
18th - 22th MARCH 2019 10am-2.30pm
£300.00 to include tuition, materials, equipment & model. 
Pose to be confirmed.


We are delighted to be welcoming back the lovely Rosemarie who modeled for our figurative sculpting week in 2017.

During this class we will be creating a 1/3 life size figure in clay using traditional sculpting techniques of measuring with callipers and working by eye to try and get an accurate representation of the figure.

I provide all the equipment required and costs include the model and a bag of air drying clay.  We use air drying clay which means your sculpt can dry and be painted to look like bronze.  This avoids the costs of moulding and casting your piece for students who are beginners and want to try the process.  However we can provide moulding and casting at an additional cost if you are interested.

Once your piece is completed it will need a couple of months to slowly dry to minimise any cracking and then you can either paint it at home with instructions I can provide, or you will be given the opportunity to come back to the Studio for a finishing course which costs approx £60.00

During the course tea and coffee is provided and you can choose to either bring lunch with you or have lunch at the lovely Lavender Bakehouse cafe opposite the Studio.

There are some great B&B's and hotels locally if you are travelling some distance, so please just ask for details.

Please email if you have any queries regarding the course.

val@thesculpturestudio.co.uk

 


11 WEEK TUESDAY SCULPTURE CLASS
COMMENDING 26th MARCH 2019 10am-1pm
£300.00 to include tuition, materials, equipment & model.
Pose to be confirmed.

We are very excited to welcoming Victoria to The Sculpture Studio who comes highly recommneded.

During this class we will be creating a 1/3 life size figure in clay using traditional sculpting techniques of measuring with callipers and working by eye to try and get an accurate representation of the figure.

I provide all the equipment required and costs include the model and a bag of air drying clay.  We use air drying clay which means your sculpt can dry and be painted to look like bronze.  This avoids the costs of moulding and casting your piece for students who are beginners and want to try the process.  However we can provide moulding and casting at an additional cost if you are interested.

Once your piece is completed it will need a couple of months to slowly dry to minimise any cracking and then you can either paint it at home with instructions I can provide, or you will be given the opportunity to come back to the Studio for a finishing course which costs approx £60.00

During the course tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.

Please email if you have any queries regarding the course.

 


 

Above - A beautiful piece created by Norman from the Sculpture Development Class.

WEDNESDAY SCULPTURE DEVELOPMENT CLASS
COMMENCING 27th MARCH 2019

THURSDAY SCULPTURE DEVELOPMENT CLASS
COMMENCING 28th MARCH 2019

BOTH CURRENTLY FULLY BOOKED
waiting lists available

The Sculpture Development Class allows you to work on your own ideas with the help and support of The Sculpture Studio.  There is no model provided with this class and materials are charged for depending on each students requirements.

Sessions are £22.50 each and are charged as one payment for a term which is approx 5 sessions.

Current students are given first refusal on their slot and when someone is unable to continue I have a waiting list available for those wishing to join.  If you are interested in putting your name on the waiting list please email:

val@thesculpturestudio.co.uk

 

 

val@thesculpturestudio.co.uk

Thank you to all our Sculpture Studio Students for your on going support in 2018 and we look forward to seeing you in 2019.

Val & Martin Adamson

 







 

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