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In-person classSculpting PrimatesBeginners introduction into sculpting the head of a chimpanzee.

South Woodford

£185 pp

6 hour course


What happens in this class?

A 4 day, step by step, beginners sculpting course. sculpting a bust of a member of the Primate family. In this course we will be sculpting a chimpanzee.

On this course you will learn

  • Basic Primate anatomy.
  • Introduction into sculpting tools and materials.
  • Blocking out a sculpture.
  • Detailing and texturing.

A sculpture of a Chimpanzee or Gorilla is very important in a sculptors portfolio as it shows all the skills that an employer is looking for.

  • A good eye.
  • Scaling.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Skin texturing.

*The English name "primates" is derived from Old French or French primat, from a noun…

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Armature, Tools and Materials will be provided.

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Your Teacher

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…

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Class Location
South Woodford
South Woodford
flat 1, 52 Grove Hill
South Woodford
E18 2JG
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