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Sculpting Workshop

Sculpting Workshop

About the Course

Sculpting workshops where students will learn to sculpt in clay from a selection of plaster casts from masters such as Bernini, Michaelangelo and Donatello. During the sculpting course, students will get a newfound understanding of the three dimensional form, a skill which is highly useful to anyone interested in creating artwork from life.

Like the drawing and painting workshops, I’ll be teaching sight-size – a technique used by the old masters that dates back to the 17th century. It is a great foundation for artist of all abilities and can be applied to many other visual art forms. Small class sizes mean that beginners will come on a long way in a short space of time and students will be able to complete their pieces to a decent standard. At the end of the workshop, everyone will have a finished sculpture which I will have fired, ready to take pride of place on your mantelpiece!

The courses take place in a spacious and naturally lit barn set in the peaceful Cotswold countryside, half way between Bath and Bristol. Manor Farm is easily accessible, although If you’re in need of accommodation, there are a few options available on Manor Farm’s website.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials are provided, if accommodation is needed please contact Manor Farm.


Nick at Nicholas H. Wood
Manor Farm, Wick Lane
Upton Cheyney
BS30 6NQ
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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2 weeks (flexible times to suit)

Next available date

25th October 2020

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