Wednesdays x 4 | Clay Head Sculpture stage 1 & 2 | Paul Flynn

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Wednesdays x 4 | Clay Head Sculpture stage 1 & 2 | Paul Flynn

from 120.00

January 17th

Wednesday evening

6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Stage 1 

The 'Clay Head Sculpting (Stage 1)' course is suitable for beginners and intermediate students.

In this popular 4 week course you will learn how to make a support (armature) for your sculpture and then make a head in clay. You will be shown how to correctly measure the head and place every feature so that you get a good likeness.

As well as thoroughly enjoying this tactile experience you will bring home your creation at the end of the course. Tuition is taught step by step under the guidance of sculptor/artist Paul Flynn. This course is a wonderful foundation class for anyone thinking of sculpting in clay. You will get an understanding of how easy clay is to use and how satisfying it is to make your own sculpture. As for the more advanced student, this course will help you develop your technique and hone your sculpting skills - and give you an excuse to get your hands back in clay!


Stage 2 

The 'Sculpting the Head in Clay (Stage 2)' course is an advanced 4 week workshop, suitable for intermediate and advanced students. It is recommended that you have some experience or that you start with Stage 1 before beginning this workshop, however it is not essential.

Using a live model, you will learn how to make a support for your sculpture and sculpt a head in clay. You will learn how to measure and place accurate features of the model's face so that you achieve a good likeness. Facial expression and details will be explored including textures and finishes. As well as having a model posing for this course, anatomical reference material will be available to assist with understanding the structure of the head.  You will get to bring home your creation at the end of the class.

This course is ideal for anyone interested in exploring sculpting further.

Total 4 week course - €180. ( Materials included)

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