8 hour course
A 10 week course. One evening a week learning character design and anatomy and about materials we will be using on the course.
Building the basic shape of the character onto an armature with plastiline.
Sculpting or "blocking" out the basic character details and anatomy. (Bone and muscle structure, hair, clothing and Armour etc)
Character details and starting on the smaller details. (Eyes, lids , skin, hair etc)
Refining the details and an introduction into texturing. (Skin, scales, armor, clothing etc)
Creating a professional looking "Finish" to your sculpture.
An ideal start to anyone interested in fantasy sculpture
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We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
Select a date and location you want and your teacher will get back to you to confirm their availability.
About your host, Stephen McClure
Stephen McClure has been working as a freelance supervising sculptor, model and prop maker in the TV and film industry and in various departments from creatures to costumes, prop making to art department since 1993. His portfolio includes work on films for directors such as Danny Boyle, Alfonso Cuarón, Martin Scorsese and Tim Burton. His filmography includes Oliver Stone’s Alexander, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Elizabeth The Goldenage, Prince of Persia, Hugo, Ex Machina, Jupiter Ascending and Ridley Scott’s Alien Covenant.
Stephen has also worked on various television shows such as Sky television’s Critical, ANC’s Emerald City and numerous episodes of Doctor Who, including taking the role of lead sculptor and project supervisor on the build of the new Cybermen in 2013.
Most recently Stephen has been working in the special effects department of Game of Throwns. Stephen teaches sculpture, molding, costume prop making, character design and special make-up FX creation and application for the film and television industries.
You can see some of his work on his Facebook page @stevemcclurefx
Students will be given a list of sculpting tools and materials they need to bring for the class. We will provide tables, chairs, armatures and any other tools or materials necessary for the course.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.