Architectural Model Making for Beginners
Duration: Ten evening classes or one-week intensive
Run by: Nottingham Trent University
Contact: Linsey Richards
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About the Course
One week model making summer course at Nottingham Trent University.
There is something very special about little buildings - something both fascinating and beautiful.
This practical course will help you to understand how to scale down, read technical drawings and find solutions to some of the challenges of model making. The skills learnt on this course are easily transferable to other disciplines and will help you understand design and visualise space.
To attend this course no previous experience is necessary, just plenty of enthusiasm.
It is ideal for anyone interested in model making such as hobbyists, students, graduates and architecture professionals as well as theatre set designers, photographers and artists who will find the skills very useful in their own practice.
On this course you will:
learn classic model making tips and techniques such as skilful scalpel use, correct material choice, accurate measuring and cutting, gluing, sculpting, vacuum forming and spray painting
be given a directed project, drawings and all the equipment to build a simple 1:100 scale model, with its own baseboard
complete the project from original material to a professionally finished model, and photos of your finished work will be taken before you proudly carry it home.
What will you gain?
Upon completing this course you will have a unique set of skills to enable you to continue model making with confidence. The work you will create will be ideal for building your portfolio as well as improving your architectural knowledge.
Tutor profiles: Adriana Clark is professional model builder and technician at Nottingham Trent University. She has worked for many different architectural practices making hundreds of professional models in various scales. She has a true passion for architectural model making and provides her students with the best support possible. Her enthusiastic and lively personality also makes every session really good fun.
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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above). If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.
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What's included in the price?
25 hours of quality tuition with an experienced tutor. Maximum class size: 10.
Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee. Accommodation can be booked online via the link above.
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Course Start DatesTuesday 23rd January 2018
Monday 6th August 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
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