Make a Human Torso with Clay at Home

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn how to make a figurative body sculpture online



1.5 hours Class size 1 to 5 (public dates), 2 to 12

label $99 - $119 (or 4 payments of $25 - $30 Afterpay)
($119 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $109 for 2+ guests, $99 for 4+ guests)


How it works
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Details   
Shipping is free, and you'll get your box delivered in time for your class. We ship nationwide.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the class. Details   

During the class, you can ask questions and get feedback.

Zoom is free and easy to use, on any device. You're in control of your privacy - you can mute yourself and hide your webcam if and when you prefer.

Learn how to sculpt a human torso from the comfort of your own home in very small groups (or one on one).

You will be able to look at torso sculptures, as well as the slides that your teacher will be sharing with you with specific anatomy references.

Everyone will receive wire for the armature on a wooden stand which will help to build the sculpture and provide the basic proportions that can be challenging for beginners.

Irina will be sculpting live with you and provide constant feedback to nudge your sculpture in the right direction. If you want to receive more in-depth instructions, you are more than welcome to ask. Everyone will receive a follow-up email with further references and literature recommendations.

One of the major differences between applied (such as pottery making) and fine arts is that in the fine arts there are no strict rules that could make our project unsuccessful or "failed" to serve its function.

This means, that with the right guidance, everyone will be able to create a little sculpture that will undoubtedly have its beauty and artistic features.

We will be sculpting with air-drying clay which is suitable to stay on the wooden base you receive in your craft box. This way you’ll have a plinth for your sculpture to ensure a firm and nice base.



Knowledge required
All levels welcome.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • Air-drying clay suitable for a small figurine, 750gr (WED Clay).
  • 2 metal and wooden tools for sculpting.
  • 1 wooden sculpture stand
  • Paint for patina 5-7g water-based paint
  • 1 small brush
What you'll need
  • Aluminium foil ( optional)
  • Plastic bag/ painters plastic to cover your piece to preserve freshness
Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for virtual team building activities at home.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.

Your teacher
imakesculptures
imakesculptures

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Hi, I'm Irina.

I like to introduce myself as a sculptor, although I'm engaged in different art disciplines too. I have never had another profession, nor have I wanted one. I fell in love with three-dimensional art at a very early age which came to me naturally, as I was born in a family of artists. It was the world I've grown up in, a measure of value around me.

I have graduated from Fine Arts, majoring in Sculpture, and with a bit of luck, I had a chance to work internationally and gain great experience in different industries and media. Cooperating with professionals from other creative fields has perfectioned my skills and broadened the views of my artistic expression.

I have tried to gather all the projects I am engaged in on this website, showcase it, sell and teach my art. Always open for the new projects with fellow creatives, just get in touch.


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Luke Shiell Sep 2021


I really enjoyed the class, it was calm and relaxing and it was nice to just work on a clay sculpture.

Ramya Kumar Aug 2021


Great fun and interactive session. Our tutpr was very supportive and responsive to queries and requests for feedback!

Annabelle Welsh Aug 2021


We loved Irina’a class and learnt so much about the human form, highly recommend for a team building activity or if you have always wanted to learn how to sculpt. thanks Irina

Make a Human Torso with Clay at Home review by Annabelle Welsh Sydney

Riley Tombs Aug 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Loved this class Our teacher was so great always wanting to assist us and guide where we should adjust areas. She gave great instructions too - the clay was easy to work with and the tools in the pack were good quality too!

Pottery workshop review by Riley Tombs

Rebeca Guo Aug 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


I really enjoy this class! Thank you so much. Will do more in the future.

Charlotte McKewen Aug 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


This was the perfect Sunday wind down to do with my girlfriends! Irina was fantastic and more than happy to give each of us individual feedback on all of our sculptures. Would definitely recommend this class, it's relaxing and fun wrapped into one!

Pottery workshop review by Charlotte McKewen

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Jean Parlett Aug 2021


I was lucky to have my class one on one. The teacher is very easy to follow and gave me great advice as I went along. I have never done clay sculpting before, let alone studied anatomy and was pleased with the outcome. I am confident to put the finishing touches to the torso on my own.

Pottery workshop review by Jean Parlett

Camila Galizzi Aug 2021

10 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


I had a beautiful experience with this class. I've never done anything with clay before and I can reassure it's totally beginner friendly. Irina sent all the materials needed for the class and I also ended up with more to work on future projects! She guided me through it all and provided me with references and recommendations. Now I'm just waiting for my piece to dry so I can paint it :)

Make a Human Torso with Clay at Home review by Camila Galizzi
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