Sculpture in Clay | Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Sculpture in Clay at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Sculpture in Clay at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Price: £170.00 Starts: 10/01/2018 Time: 17:00 - 19:30
Tutor: Jennie Boatwright Ends: 21/03/2018 Location: Tunbridge Wells Adult Education
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: WED Duration: 10 weeks

About this course

This Art course will cover a range of sculpture and ceramic techniques including working from a life model. Projects will include working from the figure, working on individual projects and exploring different building techniques in clay. The course will show you have the build a figure using clay and wooden supports and how to craft your figure to be proportional correct. You will be encouraged to look at the work of artists and sculptors to assist in your projects.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Produce a personal piece of work inspired from a collection of resources
Model a figure in clay from direct observation
Complete a clay model through to its final firing
Utilize tools and materials in the making of a piece of sculpture
Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.

What do I need to bring with me?

You should bring a sketchbook of at least A4 size, preferably with a hard cover, ring bound and containing good quality cartridge paper and a selection of pencils - B to 4B to the first class. You need to provide your own art materials and these will vary in cost according to the course requirements. The studio is equipped with tools and clay to start any projects on the first lesson. The clay can be bought at the centre and is costed by weight.

What can I do next?

Further Sculpture or Clay based courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on the course, please contact one of the Arts team who will make sure it the right course for you.

It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please speak to a member of staff.

About the Tutor: Jennie Boatwright

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Getting there

Tunbridge Wells Adult Education
Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN1 1LS


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TWL/55718/F/LC.
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