An Introduction to Sculpture for Beginners: Level One
Theory and Practical Classes – Gain a Sculptor’s Perspective
Thursday Evenings – 6:30pm till 9:00pm
Two projects will be set over four terms.
Students will gain an understanding of the fundamental nature of modern sculpture.
Students will develop techniques and practical skills while producing their own unique sculptures under the guidance of the tutor.
Running over four terms, this class is an opportunity to gain practical skills and a comprehension of studio processes, while developing your understanding and appreciation of Modern Sculpture.
Two projects will to be completed over four terms:
Project one: Working with clay – students will learn processes and methods of production as they translate their concept from two to three dimensions. Students will then learn and carry out mould-making and casting techniques under the guidance of the tutor.
Project two: Metal casting – students will learn foundry techniques while developing their concept. After producing a Marquette, students will cast in aluminium using the lost foam casting process.
Commencing 9th May, to 21st December 2019
Students are required to maintain a visual diary in order to explore and develop their ideas.
There is some room for flexibility in terms of the scale and material for your project, although this may require additional funds. Fees are charged on a term by term basis.
Fees and Dates 2019
Terms run for eight weeks. Classes run two and a half hours.
9th May to 27th June
4th July to 29th August
5th September to 14th November
2nd November to 21st December
Materials are provided and fees must be paid in advance on a term by term basis.
$675 per term includes GST
Students are required to provide their own modelling tools, plastic bags and clean cloth (flannel is best) to keep their sculpture moist.