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Level 2 Sculpture - with Barry Davies

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 19th October 2019.
Level 2 Sculpture - with Barry Davies

Duration: 2 days

Price: £195

Book with: Catherine Wetherall
at Pure Artwork

Manor Barn
Manor Road
Adderbury, Banbury
OX17 3EJ

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About the Course

Modelling a Hominin (Paranthropus Robustus)

In this inspiring and captivating workshop Barry will introduce you to the exciting world of sculpture!

Modelling Paranthropus Robustus - early man and one of the Australopiths from the Pleistocene period. Robustus lived 2.5 - 2 million years ago.

This two day course will consist of modelling in clay on a pre-made armature a life-size portrait bust of this hominid.

Particular attention will be given to the construction of the ear.

There will be a bronze bust made by Barry Davies to copy under his guidance.

A complete explanation of the anatomy and how to model it will be given, also, a lecture on anthropology.

Students can take home their finished clay model.

Follow on workshops:

Level 3
Future 3rd workshop will consist of carving a fossil out of a precast block of herculite photo attached with an introduction to Palaeontology. Get in touch for details.

Level 4
Future 4th workshop will consist of modelling an anatomical study of the horse in plastiline with a lecture on anatomy and classical, renaissance and baroque sculpture. Get in touch for details.

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.

What's included in the price?

Modelling tools will be supplied for use on the workshop days, students will need to purchase their own for personal use.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 5th October 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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