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z Art(PR): Heads - Sketch/Clay - All - SBR17033M

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  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All abilities welcome WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will have: - learned how to look and how to simplify; - gained confidence in sketching and clay materials; - built up images step by step in 2 and 3 dimensions; and - Explored qualities of Light. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: For the first part of the course we will be sketching heads/faces with practical indications and ongoing demonstration from different visual references both historical and contemporary, presented through slides, printed images as well as a model one week. We will then develop our sketches into three-dimensional clay heads. The emphasis is on a flexible style as well as learning new skills. There is group and individual guidance/discussion with opportunity to develop your own project as you like. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: A2 cartridge paper or colour sugar paper (scrapbooks); thick willow charcoal; white chalk; ordinary rubber; colour chalk pastels (all available from The Works and other discount stores); cheap hair spray (Supermarket). The clay will be purchased as a group at approximately £2.00 each.

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