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Sculpture: Creative Processes

Get creative with this enjoyable, experimental and imaginative sculpture course where you will learn a broad range of techniques to realise your project. Work with Ceramics, Wirework, Metal, Wood and Found Objects. Work independently or follow set projects. Whether a beginner or experienced come and enjoy the process of making.
  • Who is it for?

    Students of all levels can join the class, as the aim is one of supporting the individual to progress their own ideas or art practice in a supportive environment.

  • What does it cover?

    This course aims to aid students to identify their areas of specific interest within a sculptural way of working to help them build a more personal sculptural language and progress to discover a deeper motivation in a supportive environment. Methods include drawing on contemporary, historical and pan cultural artists and artworks, there will be set projects for the less experienced and individual tutorial support. This practical course will encourage the making of sculpture using raw materials, as well as supporting a found object methodology and include practical inductions where necessary. Class discussion and towards the end of the course, documentation of the artworks will be explored together with ideas about installation culminating in a class exhibition either online or if possible in a real space.

    By the end of the course you should be able to:
    1. Identify your area of artistic interest
    2. Be aware of contemporary artists working in a similar way
    3 Gaim greater technical knowledge of one or more sculptural ways of working
    4. Be able to document and talk about the work produced.
    5 .Work towards developing work for a group exhibition?

  • What will it be like?

    Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
    Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
    One-to-one and group discussion.
    How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
    Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    Most basic materials to begin a project will be included and the tutor can advise on more specialist materials required

  • What could it lead to?

    There is detailed information in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre and If you need more detailed advice, please talk to your tutor.
    Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: www.learndirect.co.uk, www.hotcourses.com; www.citylit.ac.uk; www.wmcollege.ac.uk; www.morleycollege.ac.uk

Available Courses

Sculpture: Creative Processes

Get creative with this enjoyable, experimental and imaginative sculpture course where you will learn a broad range of techniques to realise your project. Work with Ceramics, Wirework, Metal, Wood and Found Objects. Work independently or follow set projects. Whether a beginner or experienced come and enjoy the process of making.

22 April 2024 – 15 July 2024
Monday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1902
£258 / £90
11 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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25 September 2023 – 11 December 2023
Monday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1900
£281 / £98
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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08 January 2024 – 25 March 2024
Monday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1901
£281 / £98
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Pottery - Evening

Discover Your Creativity with Our New Ceramics Classes! Join us for an exciting journey into the world of pottery and ceramics. Our classes cater to all skill levels and offer a variety of options to fit your schedule. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced potter, you'll have the opportunity to explore hand-built sculptures and wheel-thrown objects, experiment with glazes, and play with textures.

22 April 2024 – 24 June 2024
Monday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1936
£188 / £66
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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19 February 2024 – 25 March 2024
Monday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1935
£141 / £49
6 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Discover Your Creativity with Our New Ceramics Classes! Join us for an exciting journey into the world of pottery and ceramics. Our classes cater to all skill levels and offer a variety of options to fit your schedule. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced potter, you'll have the opportunity to explore hand-built sculptures and wheel-thrown objects, experiment with glazes, and play with a variety of ceramic techniques.

23 April 2024 – 09 July 2024
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1946
£258 / £90
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Wheel Thrown Pottery

Discover Your Creativity with Our New Ceramics Classes! Join us for an exciting journey into the world of pottery and ceramics. Our classes cater to all skill levels and offer a variety of options to fit your schedule. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced potter, you'll have the opportunity to explore wheel-thrown objects, experiment with glazes, and play with textures.

23 April 2024 – 09 July 2024
Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1945
£258 / £90
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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22 February 2024 – 28 March 2024
Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1939
£141 / £49
6 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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For more information contact arts@marywardcentre.ac.uk at admin@marywardcentre.ac.uk

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