This is a fast-paced two day introduction to plaster sculpture. Learn how to build sculpture from plaster with chicken wire, scrim, steel and wooden armatures.
This is a chance to make expressive and dynamic artwork and explore finishes and effects that can be achieved with working directly into plaster by building and carving shapes.
This course will cover:
- Working from sketch designs
- Different methods for constructing armatures for plaster sculptures
- Mixing and handling plaster safely and effectively
- Coloured finishes and effects, and strengthening plaster for outdoors.
This course will include one to one and group instruction from the tutor.
Learners are encouraged to bring their own ideas to the course and develop their individual ways of working plaster with guidance from the tutor.
Reference will be made to historic and contemporary artwork in plaster.
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience who want to try out modelling in a different material.
Course Cost: £165
Course date: Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th December 2016
Course times: 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm
Number of places available: 10
Tutor: Robert Worley (RCA)