Two session class
Plaster is for so much more than a broken bone - just come and see!
In this class
A whistle-stop tour of sculpting with plaster over a fast-paced 2 day course! You will learn how to build sculpture from plaster with chicken wire, scrim, steel and wooden armatures - yes it does sound fun doesn't it!
You will be given the chance to make expressive and dynamic artwork and explore beautiful finishes and effects that can be achieved by working directly into plaster using certain building and carving techniques!
- working from sketch designs
- different methods for constructing armatures for plaster sculptures
- mixing and handling plaster safely and effectively
- coloured finishes and effects, and strengthening plaster for outdoors.
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.
Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practicing artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and wood work, ceramics and hot metal practices.
London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at RCA and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.
We offer Day, Evening and Weekend courses - ranging from a 3 hour Introduction to Welding to a 6 day Bronze Casting Course, available to book throughout the year.
If you can, try and bring along ideas, sketch books or even one of those small models you have at home, as this will help give you ideas for what you might make. Make sure you come wearing some old clothes and solid footwear.we wouldn't want a wardrobe disaster now would we?
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.