About the Course
For those with a working knowledge of metal work, these courses allow more time to develop ideas and skills, and work on projects at their own pace under tutor supervision. It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear. These courses are technician-supported. Basic materials included but extra charge for materials used over and above the allocated material course fee. Beginners also welcome to learn and follow Beginner metal exercises
By the end of the course you will be able to
To develop and expand on existing metal working skills
How to produce a constructed metal object to a satisfactory standard
To develop and research ideas, imaginatively and through the works of other students -sharing best practrice
Learn and practice high standards of health and safety practice
New Students: After an initial assessment, all new students will be inducted into various welding techniques including gas and electric processes
Returning/Ongoing Students: Will continue ongoing personal projects, researching new techniques and processes, and expand their practice.
Class format and activities
Developing own individual metal projects with Step by step instruction, demonstrations and observation.
Individual tuition and question and answer
Group discussion and feedback
Photographic recording of work in progress
Individual learning goals will be negotiated with the tutor
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.
No previous experience of sculpture is necessary. Experience of drawing and design is desirable, but not necessary.
What you need to know before you enrol
What you will need for your class
Fireproof overalls if possible, or clothes, Protective footwear
All college issue Protective clothing and equipment must be worn where applicable.
Basic consumable materials included but extra charge for materials used over and above the allocated material course fee.
What you can do next
Further part-time Sculpture courses at Morley College, Part-time or full time sculpture /fine art courses , for example Foundation . BA or MA Fine Art
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.