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Introduction to Sculpture Short Course

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$595.00

Introduction to Sculpture Short Course – 5 Weeks

Starting Tuesday August 16th  9am – 12pm

In this Introductory course you will explore the essential skills and concepts to plan and execute sculptural ceramic work.

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Week One

  • Basic modelling
  • Learn how to use a single piece of clay to pinch out a figurine
  • Anatomy and the difference it makes to representing your form
  • Using images (Pinterest) to plan the form

Week Two

  • Using pinch potting to create small to medium sized work
  • Work flow for all sculptural work
  • Controlling clay dryness and wetness and thixotropy

Week Three

  • Using coiling to make medium sized work
  • Work flow for coiling
  • Working quickly to create the form
  • Finishing off work with texture, additions,
  • Making alterations when the form is not what you were looking for

Week Four

  • Sculpting at scale (theory and discussion)
  • Using armaments and props (when and when not to)
  • Making a small piece from many sections, joined later with wire

Week Five

  • Using mixed media
  • Attachment methods
  • Planning considerations
  • Finishing work

Everything you need is supplied in this short course! All materials, a set of tools to keep, firings and more. Access to Open Studio during your course to practice on your masterpieces!

Details

Date:
August 16
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$595.00
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Venue

Firebird Studios
1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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Phone:
0402263227
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Organizer

Firebird Studios
Phone:
0402263227

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Introduction to Sculpture Short Course
In this Introductory course you will explore the essential skills and concepts to plan and execute sculptural ceramic work. Everything you need is supplied in this short course! All materials, a set of tools to keep, firings and more. Access to Open Studio during your course to practice on your masterpieces!
$ 595.00