In this class, you will be copying a roman antique cast, you will learn how to reproduce the head in clay, learn about techniques and tools but most importantly develop your observation skills. I will show you how to observe the piece and refine your work.
This class stretches over 12 hours, suitable for beginners or those who wants to practice before moving onto life sculpting. Here you will learn the basics of sculpture, same basics that are used for great art works or professional works such as wax works portraiture!
The classes are relaxed mid week evenings, come to learn a new skill and relax as you focus on your work.
Unfortunately we are not able to offer our students the option to mould and cast their work however they are welcome to take photos at the end of the class.
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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, 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 atelier.
She has also worked for different artist 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 to protect your clothes from the clay dust, all tools are provided.
From 16 years old.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.