Sculpture II: Human Portraits
Building on what they learnt in Sculpture I, students will work in plasticine and review the skull measurements and practice replicating them. Grounded in our knowledge of the face elements and skull, we will then work to create a work based on the human head including all the elements: skull, muscles, skin, and hair. We will continue to develop skills in observing, measuring, and working from the larger shapes to the details. Students will have the opportunity if they wish to follow this class up by registering for a weekend workshop to learn how to use their plasticine sculptures to create a silicone mold.
Students can work in plasticine or clay. Plasticine will not dry out, doesn't need to be fired, and can be used to make a mold. Clay tends to dry out, it will need to be fired which sometimes can lead to cracking, but it is more affordable.
- Plasticine: 20 lbs to be purchased online at Sculpture Supply Canada.
- OR clay: 1 box of either L215 of M340 from T&T Tree Pottery Supply.
- Tools: To be discussed in the first class. Please bring any you might have.
If you have any questions, please contact us and Adrian will be happy to advise.