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Learn to model portrait & full pose clay life sculptures. Working from a variety of life models and poses, develop observation skills, individual expression, clay modelling and clay preparation techniques for firing. Suitable for all levels, including beginners. Extra charge for materials used over and above the allocated material course fee.
You will be guided by your tutor to develop your own individual clay modelled work observing and measuring from the model You will learn by practical tasks working from a life model Activities will include demos of clay modelling, colouring and patination There will be peer learning (learning from each other) and projects designed to encourage learning
No - Enthusiasm for the subject and a willingness to experiment in order to progress. The class is a mixed level class often with half and half new people and more experienced students. The class will be taught using spoken English with a very small amount of writing when filling in forms. If you require extra help in understanding English or in writing please explain this to your tutor and he will do his best to help
This course takes place in Pelham Hall (off site) Clay sculptures can get heavy so let your tutor know if you have any difficulty lifting heavy loads - help is always available.
You should wear work clothes or apron in this class & hard shoes or boots. No sandals or high heels; you will be in a workshop environment Sketch book and pencils are useful.
You can try different sculpture courses, pre Foundation and Art Foundation courses at Morley. The work produced can also be used in portfolios for entry into Higher Education applying for Art Degree courses or developing your own studio practice.