This course will introduce you to the techniques needed to make sculptural portraits working from a model.
You’ll learn how to make a portrait sculpture in teracotta clay and how to cast it in plaster.
Learn how measuring from life will help you to create a powerful representational image. The first part of this course will help you to understand the anatomical form and structure of the human head. The second part will allow for a freer approach to modelling a portrait, with the experience of knowledge gained from the measuring process.
Laura is a classically trained figurative sculptor, following the Italian tradition. This course give’s you the opportunity to learn classical techniques, providing a foundation for developing your own style.
All levels of ability are welcome.
25 September – 11 December / 10.00am – 4.00pm
12 Mondays / No half term break
Tutor: Laura Postle
Course #: MN38