An open sculpture workshop for all abilities (including Beginners) to develop individual creative expression, greater awareness of techniques, safe workshop practice and experiment with new concepts and materials in sculpture - from clay modelling to metal construction. Basic materials included. Extra support for those with no previous experience. Extra fees will be charged for materials and ceramic firing when the student uses over and above their allocated course materials fee.
Working on individual projects exploring different sculptural techniques and mediums. Tuition is primarily one-to-one and some group work with beginners. Short projects are set as an introduction to new materials and as a guide to the possibilities and language of sculpture. Step by step instruction and demonstration is given on new techniques. Handouts are given on Health & Safety, materials, techniques & reference materials. All learners negotiate individual learning goals with tutor and record and assess these goals on the Individual learning Plans.
All levels welcome including Beginners with an interest in exploring materials, processes & 3 Dimensional form.
Some lifting depending on the medium you work with, but there is always help available.
•Sketch book and drawing materials.•Protective clothing (i.e. recommended overall or apron, strong shoes or boots).•Some extra fees will be charged for materials and ceramic firing when the student uses over and above their allocated course materials fee.•Where applicable protective clothing supplied by the college must also be worn.
Progress onto: other sculpture and visual art courses in the department; foundation art and design or pre-foundation courses; and/or pursue one’s own creativity independently in own studio.