Explore a range of sculpture courses, from introductory courses to City & Guilds qualifications. Try wood carving or sculpting in metal, bronze, wire, plaster or stone - as well as body sculpting. We offer a full range of evening, daytime and weekend courses. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Join us in a rare opportunity to observe and sketch the dancers from the English National Ballet during their private warm-up classes. Be inspired by the figure in motion, learn to capture dynamic movement on paper, then translate your drawings into experimental sculpture maquettes in wire and soft modelling materials.
Experience making artworks in 3D. This fun and practical course is ideal if you have always wanted to try sculpture, offering you a taste of basic sculpture techniques and principles. For complete beginners.
Get inspired by the age-old crafts of stone and wood carving, learn carving techniques and create your own small carving in wood or stone. Suitable for anyone from beginners to experienced carvers, this course will explore the characteristics of stone and wood, lead you through the steps of design and carving, and encourage you to explore and develop your ideas and try more experimental techniques.
Do you ever dream of conjuring up the props for the next Harry Potter, Doctor Who or West End musical? Are you interested in a career in window display? We'll explore techniques used by the professionals to produce effective props and sets. Get hands-on experience of sculpting, fabricating, casting, mould making and using paint effects. Learn about the demands of the industry from specialist tutors, and have a go at translating your own ideas into 3D. This course can be a stand alone introduction to the techniques of prop making or you can progress onto part 2 in the summer term. https://bildutrapagaran.info/blog/introduction-career-prop-making.
This short course is a hands-on introduction to the basic principles and techniques of sculpture. You will make small-scale, experimental pieces using materials such as clay, plaster and mixed media. You will gain practical experience of using some basic sculpture tools and equipment. Ideal for complete beginners.
Realise your personal project in 3D. Come with an idea and you will be supported through your making to a final piece. Learn how to structure your idea from inspiration to reality. Ideal for students with previous experience.
Create a standing figurative wax sculpture from observing a life model. Learn basic anatomy and how to make the armature as well as gaining wax modelling techniques. Beginners are welcome on this intensive course.
Have you ever tried carving in wood? Be guided by an expert tutor to learn basic techniques materials and processes of carving and carve a small piece of sculpture using hand carving tools. For complete beginners.
Have you found it tricky drawing or sculpting hands or feet? This course helps you overcome this by guiding you to a better understanding of basic anatomy through observational drawings and modelling from plaster casts.
Break the mould - try your hand at the techniques of moulding and casting as practised by sculptors, prop-makers and designers. Under the guidance of highly experienced industry professionals in our fully-equipped sculpture studio, explore making plaster and rubber moulds, and how to cast these in plaster of Paris and cement.