What you will do
2 hour workshop
This is a beginners class, here you will learn the foundation of sculpture, solid foundations that will take you further into your practice.
Learn about tools and clay, which tools to use, wooden tools and wire tools, if you are interested I can show you how to make them or where to buy them, and differences between different clay.
Develop observation skills, essential in the world of art, learn how to look at the plaster model and understand the underlying structure of the human anatomy.
I will offer you a method to work which you will be able to apply to any future work. The final product will be in clay, you can take pictures or for an extra £4 you can take it home.
Did you know?
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, 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.
Bring an apron or clothes you don't mind getting a bit of clay dust on!
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.