Sculpting Courses

The Sculpture Place : Courses February to July 2019

Portrait head course starting on Monday 25th February

Six sessions on Monday mornings from 10am to 1pm. The emphasis of the course is looking at expression. Working from a life model at three quarter size.  Different expressions will be sculpted as sketches.  A final piece will be sculpted during the last two weeks which can be fired. Cost is £150 excluding firing.

Figurative Course  starting on 8th April

A three day course, from 10am to 4pm. You will be working from a life model, a number of maquettes (sketches) will be made, focusing on proportion and gesture, with a final more detailed piece which can be fired. Cost £220 including lunch and firing.

Plaster Course starting on 20th May

 A three day course, from 10am to 4pm. Working from a prepared armature to create a plaster figure or piece to your own design. Cost is £200 and includes lunch.

Figurative Course starting 3rd June

Five sessions on Monday mornings from 10am to 1pm. You will work initially from a life model to create a maquette. This is then scaled up using slabs of clay (crank) to create a larger piece. These can be fired and kept outdoors. Cost is £150 excluding firing.

Portrait head course starting 15th July

 A  three day course from 10am. to 4pm. You will be working from a life model to sculpt a full size portrait head. Cost is £200 and includes firing and lunch.

All courses are taught by Miranda Wakeman, a professional sculptor with 20 years’ experience teaching sculpting. All courses are suitable for beginners. All equipment and materials are provided. Clay is used for all courses except where specified otherwise. Contact thesculptureplace@gmail.com to book.