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Exploring sculpture: beginners and intermediate - Morley College, London

Exploring sculpture: beginners and intermediate - Morley College, London

About the Course

Develop your own ideas, creativity and skills with introductions to a number of different sculpture media. Try plaster modelling and casting, working with wood, metal and clay. An open workshop for beginners and those with some experience. Extra support will be offered to those with no previous experience. Basic materials included. Materials charged for when use over the allocated materials fee.

By the end of the course you will be able to
Beginners: learn clay modelling, relief plaster casting and some armature construction techniques including spot welding as an introduction
All students: pursue personal project work in chosen media, (from clay modelling to metal construction), learning and improving skills and developing confidence.
Learn and practice good workshop practice including Health and Safety in relation to self and other studio users.
Develop creative expression and aesthetic judgement in your own work through ongoing feedback from tutor and some group discussion.
Develop ideas and research your project work through sketchbooks/scrap books.
Start to research contemporary sculpture practice going to exhibitions as discussed in class and own research.
Class format and activities
You will be learning sculpture skills in various materials by working on you own projects with guidance from the tutor.
You will learn through demonstration, practice, observation and discussion.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements
The course is suitable for beginner and intermediate sutdents with an interest in sculpture.

What you need to know before you enrol

What you will need for your class
Protective clothing i.e. recommended overall or apron, strong shoes or boots,
A notebook/ pencil

What you can do next:
Please enquire for recommendations on continuation courses where applicable.

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Pedro Diego at Morley College London
Pelham Hall Sculpture Studio
27 Lambeth Walk
Greater London
SE11 6DU
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  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users

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