Sculpture Workshop: Make Your Mate Out of Clay

Sip wine, sculpt your mate and laugh in Sydney


imakesculptures

imakesculptures

4.9 (44)
3k

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 20

label $120 - $135 (or 4 payments of $30 - $33.75 Afterpay)
($135 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $120 for 2+ guests)



In this fun Sydney workshop, you will be guided on how to sculpt a little portrait of the person you know by capturing their most prominent features.

You can come with your "workshop partner" and sculpt each other on the spot or bring a photograph of the person you want to sculpt. You can absolutely make your imaginary friend too, I will help you in doing it.

Everyone will receive a little wooden base with a skull to have a solid foundation and help you focus on developing a character. We are going to be making mini-busts, approximately 10 cm tall - you are welcome to do a bigger one if you wish.

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.

In this workshop, you will firstly have a good laugh, then learn something about realistic sculpting and finally get to take home your very original and one of a kind artwork. Every single mini-bust has a lot of character and its own beauty!

We will be sculpting out of air-dry clay so that you can take your piece home and patinas will be available so that you can paint your portrait if you wish to do so.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



Knowledge Required
All levels are welcome.
 
What you'll get
  • Glass of wine ( or two if you’re keen :)
  • Air drying clay block suitable for a small portrait - this clay is professional-grade air drying clay that feels like a natural one with very high plasticity yet dries very hard.
  • Variety of different shaped metal and wooden sculpting tools to use.
  • Wooden sculpture stand.
  • Polymer mini skull on your base.
  • Oxsides for painting clay.
  • Brushes
What to bring
A friend or a photograph of a person who is going to be your muse for the class!
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

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

Location

Bustle Studios, Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW and SanTelmoStudio, Wellington Street, Chippendale NSW (varies by date; click the date selector to see details)

Your teacher
imakesculptures
imakesculptures

4.9 (44)
3k

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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