The Bust in Clay

A two day technical sculpting workshop that focuses on a life sized bust study in clay. Learn clay techniques in modelling with and without tools. This class is for all levels of experience. The bust can be hollowed out at the end of the class for firing or left solid for molding. Students are welcome to bring a subject or photographs of their chosen subject. (An info sheet on the required photos will be provided). Otherwise, photos will be provided to work from. All materials and tools are included in the course fee.


Please bring:

  • Any clay tools you may have
  • 4 garbage bags
  • An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes
  • Newspaper to fit inside your head
  • A strong board or box to take your sculpture home in.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Class and Individual Demonstrations.
  • Learn how to work with an armature.
  • Work from the general to the particular
  • Techniques for using various professional clay modelling tools demonstrated.
  • Class Appraisal: Completed work to be appraised by tutor.
  • Final forms will be hollowed out for firing.



PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Know the use of scale to create 3D sculpture from 2D photos.
  2. Gain techniques in clay wedging, modelling and carving.
  3. Use modeling tools, knives, kidneys, cutting wires, wooden tools, etc.
  4. Combine style and technique in 3 dimensions.
  5. Design and preparation of sculpture for firing or mould making.
  6. Create a sculpture in clay that they can take home to dry and then have fired at a later date.
$231 Limited / $208

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12 Feb

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