Painting Holidays in Italy

Clay Sculpture

The course tutors are Chris Bell, Tony Philips and Luigi Paolini.

All levels of ability are welcome, from the beginner to the professional sculptor.

Course Structure
Drawing from the figure.
Developing drawing/designs from Italian motifs
Drawing from all angles – seeing in the round
Maquettes (small sketches) in clay
Stone carving techniques and methods
Sustained study in clay – optional
Preparation studies exploring
Abstraction
Sketching
Develop sculptural ideas, making sketches and clay maquettes
Sources
Nature with its sculptural forms
Images of other sculptor’s work
Opportunities to visit:
-> Pietra Santa near the Carrara marble quarries (1 hour’s drive)
-> Florence with its wealth of sculpture in churches and museums
-> Barga the local town
End products
Life drawings
Designs
Sketch books exploring sculptural ideas
Small clay maquettes, including ideas for future sculptures
A sustained study from the life model
Photographs of work in progress as well as the end result
Stone carving

Firing of work and transportation of larger pieces are not included in the price of this holiday.

 

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