Head Study In Clay Workshop

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019 in General news, Lead Item | Comments Off on Head Study In Clay Workshop

Date: Sat 23rd, Sun 24th Feb, Sat 2nd March  2019

Time/Length: 10am – 2pm

Tutors: Emmy Mavroidis & Aldo Bilotta

Cost: $280 (materials included)                                                           

This is a three day sculpture workshop.. 

Day one:  (Sat, 23rd Feb)

  • You will learn how to begin to sculpt the human head.
  • Study the shape and form of the head by hand building a in clay.
  • Blocking out the head shape.
  • Develop an understanding the proportions of the human head and learn about the subtle complexities of form and anatomy in the face. 
  • You will work from direct observation with a life model present.

Day two: (Sun, 24th Feb)

  • Creating the  character of the sitter.
  • Learn techniques on how to sculpt eyes, the mouth, nose, ears and hair. 
  • How to keep everything in proportion.  
  • Finishing. 

Day three: (Sat, 2nd March)

  • Let sculpture dry until he’s leather hard (one week)
  • Hollow all parts out
  • Get sculpture off the armature
  • Finish sculpture

Allow to dry slowly 

The objective of this workshop is to prepare your clay head study for firing in a ceramic kiln.  We do not provide a firing service at Nyora Studio Gallery. 

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