An intensive course which teaches the techniques of building, carving and modelling clay. The participants will be taken through anatomy, form, texture and will develop an understanding of portraiture through sculptural expression. There will be emphasis on development of observational skills leading to learning of modelling a clay head. All tools and equipment will be provided. Sculptures will be fired in our kiln and can be collected 3-4 weeks after the workshop.
You will be given a detailed introduction to sculpting which would give you an idea about replicating intricate details of human anatomy onto clay and creating products applying these concepts. The course is divided into 8 sessions and the participants are free to use the studio facility for an hour after the class to finish their work.
Day1 : Introduction to sculpting and sketching. Understanding bird forms and its features.
Day 2: Texturing of earlier form and ideation for the next session.
Day 3: Creating a wall relief taking natural inspirations.
Day 4: Studying facial attributes on tiles.
Day 5: Studying facial attributes on tiles.
Day 6: Applying techniques learnt to create a model .
Day 7: Completion of model.
Day8 : Completion of model.
Session Dates: April 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd.
Timings: 10:30 am - 1.00pm