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Sculpture: make and create at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Sculpture at the Mary Ward Centre

Duration: 8 mornings or afternoons

Price: £147

Contact: Reception Team at Mary Ward Centre

42 Queen Square

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Friday 1st May 2020

About the Course

Make and create with this enjoyable, experimental and imaginative sculpture course where you will learn a broad range of techniques to realise your project. Work with Ceramics, Wirework, Metal, Wood and Found Objects. Work independently or follow set projects. Whether a beginner or experienced come and enjoy the process of making.

Who is this course for
Anyone who has the desire to make, explore materials and have fun! So beginners to the more experienced makers.

What does this course cover
A variety of 'making' techniques which will be project related but this could include mixing plaster, spot welding, ceramic techniques, modelling, basic slip casting. Materials that you can use are wood, metal, clay, recycled objects, wire, plaster.

What will it be like
Come with an idea you wish to explore, follow a set project or finish up work that you haven't completed.

This is a fun, welcoming and explorative class in which you will have the freedom to investigate and develop ideas. This course encourages you to enjoy using materials and the process of 'making', so ideal for a beginner or someone with more experience. There will be no right or wrong to what you do and you will be encouraged to be as creative as possible.
The sculpture studio has a variety of materials which you can use and you will be shown various techniques and solutions to complete your project or projects; Plaster, Clay, Metal, Wood, Recycled objects.

Please feel free to bring in recyclable objects and materials that you want to use.
During the two days you will be given information on contemporary artists to initiate ideas or that may have relevance to your style of working.

Justine is a contemporary sculptor and artist with a studio at The Bomb Factory Art Foundation. Justine works mainly in mixed media and she has particular expertise in slip casting and other casting processes.

What else do you need to buy or do
Space is limited, so works can't be too large and there is a 7kg weight restriction.
The sculpture studio has a variety of materials which you can use and you will be shown various techniques and solutions to complete your project or projects; Plaster, Clay, Metal, Wood, Recycled objects. Course fees include materials up to the value of £10, any additional materials needed can be ordered through the collage at cost.

Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’

Please get in touch via the links above for more details or to book your place.

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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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair friendly

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