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Life and Portrait Sculpture: 3 day short course at Morley College - 3 weeks on campus

Life and Portrait Sculpture: 3 day short course at Morley College - 3 weeks on campus

Duration: 3 weeks

Price: £175

Book with: Morley College London

61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London
SE1 7HT

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About the Course

Three day course working from same life model and pose linked with term life courses. Make Life sculptures in clay developing observation, modelling and creative approach.

By the end of the course you will be able to
Beginners will learn how to: Measure the figure to make life-size, scaled-down and, occasionally, scaled-up sculptures
Beginners will learn about the different types of clays, working methods and hollowing clay sculptures for firing
Intermediate students will be able to consolidate their skills (above) and develop their own ideas into their work
Advanced students will be encouraged to experiment with materials and working methods, develop skills and identity in their work.
All students will understand and practice the Health and Safety of clay and the sculpture studio practice.
Class format and activities
You will be guided by your tutor to develop your own individual clay modelled work observing and measuring from the model And you will learn by practice Methods used will include demos of clay working & colouring There will be Peer learning (learning from each other)

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

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
No - Enthusiasm for the subject and a willingness to experiment in order to progress The class is a mixed level class often with half and half new people and more experienced people. The class will be taught using spoken English with a very small amount of writing when filling in some forms, if you require extra help in understanding English or in writing please explain this to your tutor and he will do his best to help you

What you need to know before you enrol
This course takes place in Pelham Hall offsite from the Main College - check the map on website. Clay sculptures can get heavy so let your tutor know if you have any difficulty lifting heavy loads - help is always available.

What you will need for your class
You should wear work clothes or apron in this class & hard shoes or boots No sandals or high heals you will be in a workshop environment Sketch book and pencils are useful

What you can do next
You can join term time classes of the same subject on Tuesday Evenings 6-9 and Wednesday day (morning and or afternoon). You can try different sculpture courses, pre Foundation and Art Foundation courses at Morley. The work produced can also be used in portfolios for entry into Higher Education applying for Art Degree courses or developing your own studio practice.

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.



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Course Start Dates

Sunday 10th May 2020
Monday 7th December 2020
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups