Come with an idea you wish to explore, follow a set project or finish up work that you havent completed.
This is a fun, welcoming and explorative class in which you will have the freedom to investigate and develop ideas. This course encourages you to enjoy using materials and the process of making, so ideal for a beginner or someone with more experience. There will be no right or wrong to what you do and you will be encouraged to be as creative as possible.
Who is this course for
Anyone who has the desire to make, explore materials and have fun! So beginners and experienced makers.
What does this course cover
The course aims to broaden the range of materials you can draw upon to make a sculpture. You will be shown how to develop techniques for completing kinetic, performance, time-based, interactive and traditional sculpture.
What will it be like
A variety of 'making' techniques which will be project related but this could include mixing plaster, spot welding, ceramic techniques, modelling, basic slip casting. Materials that you can use are wood, metal, clay, recycled objects, wire, plaster.
If you need to finish off a project you have been working on in the Sculpture room you can do so.
What else do you need to buy or do
Bring in any sketches, ideas, artists you are interested in. We provide some materials such as clay, plaster, metal, wood, wire but bring anything you would like to work with including recycled items.
What this course could lead to
If you get hooked on 'making' then you can go onto any other art courses at The Mary Ward Centre including sculpture, you may even be interested in the progression courses such as pre-foundation and foundation in art and design.
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’