Sculpture in Clay - Beginners | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Sculpture in Clay - Beginners at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Sculpture in Clay - Beginners at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £102.00 Starts: 02/11/2017 Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Tutor: Anthony Foster Ends: 07/12/2017 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 6 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

This 'Sculpture - Beginners course in Maidstone offers students an opportunity to explore the techniques and skills of building a head in clay, working from the model, using a range of sculpting procedures and tools in a relaxed atmosphere.

The clay required for the course will be provided for a small additional cost.

How will I be taught?

Our art courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop, skills, techniques and to acquire an understanding the subject. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, instructions, one to one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. This course will require the student, with assistance from their tutor, to complete an Individual Learning Plan. As a starting point all Creative ILPs contain the following Learning Outcomes:

- Competent application of techniques/skills
- Use work of others to inspire own work
- Demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety relevant to the subject.

These outcomes will be the base of all learning. Other, personal Learning Outcomes can be negotiated with your tutor to better tailor the ILP to meet individual needs.

Students will need to look at the work of other artists both contemporary and historical and keep a sketchbook/notebook to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. It is important to note that art courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Students will need to participate fully to get the most from the course.

One to one tutorial guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against learning outcomes stated on the Individual Learning Plan.

What do I need to bring with me?

The clay required for the course will be provided.

Please bring any other materials and equipment you have that might be suitable for the course. The tutor may recommend other equipment based on the course requirements, which would need to be purchased by the student.

All students should bring a sketchbook of at least A4 size.

What can I do next?

Our longer courses help to prepare students to apply for Access to Art and Design foundation courses or relevant Art, Craft and Design degree courses. Enrol early as places cannot be guaranteed.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course. No prior knowledge or experience is required.

Students of all levels who are interested in clay sculpture are welcome including absolute beginners.

About the Tutor: Anthony Foster

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/56300/F/LC.
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