Five session course
This program will teach you how to create a figurative sculpture using a photographic reference.
This is a 1 week minimum to a 3 week maximum course. The work will be scaled at 1/4, and students might sculpt a torso or a full figure.
The focus of the course is centered on learning to grid, read, and translate two-dimensional shapes into 3-dimensional volumes as well as practicing observation skills and learning the underlying anatomical structure of the human body.
This is a fundamental technique that provides the sculptor with a great skill set.
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, The Figurative Sculpture School
The classes are taught by Livia Turco a classical figurative Italian sculptor, trained in the classical Arts since the age of 14, her studies based on the human anatomy, history of arts, life drawing and Modelling. Moved in 2000 to London where she furthered her studies under the tutelage of Allan Sly at Wimbledon School of Arts, now University of the Arts London. Since graduation, she has been working for Madame Tussauds to the present time, as body and head portrait sculptor, where the knowledge of anatomy and great observation skills are required. She also tutor the Madame Tussauds junior sculptors in her studio.
She is working on public sculptures, mostly in America, private commissions and various film productions. In 2015, started working along side Allan Sly at University of the Arts London teaching at the Technical Arts and Special Effects course.
Since the Academic year 2016-17 she is leading the sculpture projects at the Technical Arts and Special Effect course.
Here Livia developed a great passion for teaching and opened her atelier to students, to share her passion.
Wear comfortable shoes and clothing, bring an apron or an old shirt you don't mind getting dirty, clay washes off but best not to wear your favorite clothing! Tea- coffee, and fruit are provided!
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.