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Sculpting with Plaster - Modelling

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The Art House

Drury Lane

Wakefield

WF1 2TE

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Dates: 11th and 18th May 2019 10am-4pm (2 days)

Course Description:
The two-day workshop will be packed with new technologies and practical challenges to do with modelling plaster onto armatures made of light wooden laths and/or wire mesh. You will be introduced to working with plaster in the production of a table top sculpture with tutor demonstration and close supervision. Participants will be instructed in the safe use and manipulation of materials and associated processes. Plaster as a modelling material lends itself to the creation of natural and organic inspired forms. You will be working on table tops and within the size boundary of 60 cms in any direction. This restriction will ensure you complete something within the two-day workshop. It would be good if you could come along with some ideas of your own about what you would like to make. A visit to the Hepworth Museum to see Barbara Hepworth’s work might inspire you or you could look up artists like Picasso, Jean Arp, Alberto Giacometti, Elisabeth Frink, Henry Moore, Germaine Richier, Nicola Hicks and Sophie Ryder.

Who is the course for?

Complete beginners and the more able.

Do I need to bring anything?
An idea of what you would like to make (a small sketch or plasticine model, this will save time on the day). Please wear closed toe shoes and old clothes or bring an apron with you. Dust masks and silicon gloves will be provided.

Your Tutor
Lewis Robinson has been a sculptor for over thirty-six years and is an experienced tutor and facilitator. He has exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally in France, Slovakia, Germany, Italy and the USA. In 2013 he was elected as a member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. He has been commissioned to produce public art works for a variety of locations in the North East of England and has work in private collections in the UK and
abroad. He has taught in several Further and Higher Education institutions since 1987 and has lead workshops at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park since 2015. He is a former Senior lecturer in Fine Art at Teesside University. His studio is based in Yorkshire where he also lives.
You can view his website www.lewisrobinson.co.uk

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Workshop and course bookings may be cancelled up to 10 working days before the scheduled start date. Our commercial workshops support the work we do as a charity, and because materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than ten working days before the workshop date.

In the event that The Art House needs to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full.

Bookings cannot be transferred between courses however bookings can be transferred to another person in the event that you are unable to attend on the day.

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