On Saturday 13th & 20 April, 10:30-3:30pm I'm going to be at the stunning Songbird Ceramic Studio in Galgorm Castle introducing Sculpting the Face in Clay.
This is THE class to learn more about portraiture....either for clay OR for your paintings.
So if you're saying, 'I paint portraits, I don't sculpt them', let me tell you this one thing. Understanding form helps you paint form.
And surprise, understanding form also helps you sculpt form.
Or if you're saying to yourself, 'that's all well and good, but I can't do that - mine will look inhuman' Stop and hear me out.
I get it, I know approaching portraiture can be intimidating because we all know what a face is 'supposed' to look like and therefore we feel the pressure to create a likeness.
BUT that's not what this course is about - It's about providing an introduction into breaking down the face into simple shapes through step by step techniques, demos, understanding proportions and anatomy plus a whole lot of 1-2-1 guidance.
You can do with these techniques as you will - turn your portrait into an ogre, a fairy, female, male, give it a mo-hawk, horns or decide to spend some extra time after class to pursue a likeness...whatever you decide, goes.
Therefore, this course is for you if....
----> You want to improve your figurative work (3-d AND/OR 2-d)
---->You are a total beginner or been practicing for a while and just want to learn more
----> Want a shortcut into techniques I've refined through 10 years of studying figures
----> Fancy a fun, challenging and interesting Saturday
There's only 8 spaces on this course because I want to give you the attention and 1-2-1 guidance you deserve. Spaces are already filling up so decide quickly if you fancy it.
THE FACE IN CLAY: Saturday 13 & 20 April
10.30-3:30pm: cost £100
Contact Songbird Ceramics: Lornanoble1@gmail.com or telephone 07728 814479 to book your space.
LOCATION: 30B The Courtyard, Galgorm Castle
BT42 1HL Galgorm, Ballymena, United Kingdom
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