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Portrait Modelling in Clay - A MasterClass for All

Portrait Sculpture Course in Clay in Devon

Duration: 4-days

Price: £445

Book with: Luke Shepherd
at Luke Shepherd - Portrait Sculptor

Holne Cross
TQ13 7HE

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About the Course

The 4-Day Portrait Course aims to give you solid practical skills and an enthusiasm that you will take with you. I offer you my 36 years experience and my love of figurative sculpture.

These are not a typical sculpture courses where you are left to your own devices to figure things out and many people return year on year to develop their skills.

Portrait sculpture courses are practical, perception and anatomy based and designed to get you further towards understanding what you see. You will be learning the whole time.

Each studio session is crafted to help you uncover and learn sculpture techniques and sculpture skills. Tuition will be both to the group, but also working individually with you to tailor your learning to your own needs.

I hope you will leave brimming with as much knowledge as I can pass on with the confidence to successfully undertake a portrait commission.

Maximum number of participants is 12.

The course will run
13th - 16th June 2019
8th -11th August 2019
I will also be running a Mould Making and Bronze Resin Casting Courses in Autumn 2019. Dates to be confirmed.

You will learn to make high quality silicon rubber moulds and cast your own sculpture.

This course is technical but can be very engaging and exciting to see the "birth" of the cast sculptures. The icing on the cake is the hot patination that transforms them to look like genuine bronze.

The course will suit anybody wanting to gain the confidence or knowledge of these skills or ideal to to open up further possibilities for sculptural work, such as making editions.

Maximum number of participants is 5.

Give me a call and I can tell you more about the course and see if it would suit your needs. I also run portrait modelling courses throughout the year
Luke Shepherd 01364 652012

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?

Clay and firing of clay

Simple Lunch.

Refreshments on all courses are provided throughout the day and include a range of teas, coffees, herbal drinks and snacks.

Accommodation is not included in the cost of the course. If you would like recommendation with choosing your accommodation in South Devon I will be happy to help and forward you links to accommodation sites. Please let me know well in advance, as the best places are in demand in school holidays.

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Course Start Dates

Thursday 8th August 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly