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Start date: 12/04/2018 - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road, Bristol
End date: 17/05/2018
Duration: 6 weeks

Day(s): Thursday
Course length: 6 weeks
Qualifications: None
Code: FFLX0CA8
Cost: £120

Bristol School of Art - Queens Road, Bristol

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Sculpture with Barbara Ash

Part time course

About this Course:

April term dates released soon

The 6 week course is an introduction to Sculptural practice & will involve basic taster sessions, primarily: clay work, basic casting, construction & carving, to equip students with knowledge/skills for the fundamentals of 3d making processes. The hands-on sessions, with a well-equipped workshop, will look at artist’s works, exploring a range of possibilities of materials & ways of working for reference or inspiration.

There will be opportunity for students to develop their own pieces from skills learnt from previous sessions as they progress through the course. Students with previous experience will be able to develop their own independent self-directed study aside from the weekly projects if preferred. Tutorial input and support will enable exciting work to be developed

Qualification Information:

Students of all experience levels are welcome to join this course. This course does not lead to a formal qualification

What will they learn:

Students will gave the opportunity to learn a range of construction and reduction techniques. Students will also learn to discuss their work with the tutors and other members of the class

How will they learn:

  • Classroom activities: studio-based activities, classroom discussions.
  • Studio work will be produced weekly and will be discussed individually with the tutor.
  • Individual feedback will happen in class
  • Final pieces of work can be exhibited during an end of year show.

Previous experience:

Students of all experience levels are welcome to join this course

What they need to bring to their first class:

  • Sketchbook & any ideas/reference material that you think useful to develop your own work

Any extra costs:

Extra costs may be incurred if students wish to construct large pieces, or use more costly materials. Costs can be negotiated with the tutor

About the Tutor

Barbara is an artist based in Bristol, and also, for the past few years, has had a practice part of the year in Bangalore, India. She graduated with a Masters Degree in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art and was awarded a Henry Moore Fellowship, based for one year at Canterbury College of Art; she has received several Artists Grants from the Arts Council of Great Britain and was a recipient for the Year of the Artist Award. She has over 20 year’s experience of art practice and in tandem to this has enjoyed freelance teaching, supporting a wide range of students; from young children, to college students, to pensioner groups, before joining Queens Road

Dates & Costs

Sculpture with Barbara Ash

Start date: 12/04/2018
End date: 17/05/2018
Duration: 6 weeks
Course length: 6 weeks
Time(s): 6.00 - 9.00pm
Qualifications: None
Code: FFLX0CA8

Cost: £120

Start End Time Campus
12/04/2018 17/05/2018 6.00 - 9.00pm Bristol School of Art - Queens Road, Bristol