About the Course
Explore sustainable and environmentally friendly techniques and concepts for making sculpture through the inherent beauty of natural materials.
Who is this course for
Not just using junk in interesting ways but looking for sustainable ethical methods of both sourcing materials and producing art works that promote environmental issues and celebrate nature and landscape.
A new course exploring ways to make and finish pieces of sculpture using techniques and materials that are sustainable and eco-friendly.
This course is accessible to all people regardless of age or level of experience.
What does this course cover
We will explore the work of artists known for their environmentally aware or ethical stance to making sculpture
Experiment with materials and techniques that have a minimal impact on the environment and are as much as possible sustainable.
Within this remit to explore and learn traditional and modern sculpture techniques processes and practice.
You may wish to bring in source materials from nature or forage for scrap. Wood, the most readily available and greenest of all materials, can be found in Parks and Wood land, Skips, or drift wood from the beach.
By the end you will:
Make finished pieces of sculpture that could be described as green, environmentally sensitive and aware.
Know the work of artists working in related ways.
Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
Please get in touch for more details and to book your place!
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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