Sculpture

Explore a range of sculpture courses, from introductory courses to City & Guilds qualifications. Try wood carving or sculpting in metal, bronze, wire, plaster or stone - as well as body sculpting. We offer a full range of evening, daytime and weekend courses. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. Carving in stone

    Course Date: Thu 26 Jan 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain inspiration for designing a carving, and learn about historical and contemporary carving. Learn the techniques to realise your design in limestone. All levels welcome. Basic materials included.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  2. Carving in wood or stone

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create a small carving in wood or stone. Beginners will be guided through a project and students with experience are encouraged to develop their own ideas. Wood and stone is available to buy from the department. .
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  3. City Lit sculpture course

    Course Date: Wed 27 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This complete, year-long course will enable you to build an individual sculpture practice by identifying themes and ideas that interest you, and by investigating how to develop them further. Group discussions and individual tutorials will help you adopt an independent and experimental approach to your work. You will be expected to keep up with current exhibitions in London.
    Full fee: £1,299.00
    Senior fee: £1,039.00
    Concession: £792.00

  4. Clay sculpture: life and portrait

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work with a model to develop a clay sculpture that explores the human figure and portrait both physically and emotionally. For all levels of ability.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  5. Clay sculpture: portrait head

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The head is the focal point of each person; create a portrait that examines both the structure as well as the emotion of the model.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  6. Experimental clay and plaster sculpture

    Course Date: Sun 7 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the possibilities of modelling in clay and plaster. Taking inspiration from contemporary sculpture, work from found objects to develop your imagination, explore techniques of modelling, casting and transform forms according to your imagination. All levels of experience welcome.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  7. Experimental sculpture: capturing dynamic movement

    Course Date: Tue 28 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A unique opportunity to study and draw English National Ballet dancers during two company classes on stage at Sadler Wells. Be inspired by the figure in motion, capture the dynamic, rhythmic dance movements through sketches followed by experimentation to develop a series of sculptures in the studio.

    Course dates: Tues 28 March, Wed 29 March, Tues 4 April and Fri 7 April.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  8. Introduction to prop-making techniques

    Course Date: Fri 27 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever dream of conjuring up the props for the next Harry Potter, Doctor Who, or West End musical hit? This fascinating course introduces you to the world of prop making for film, TV and theatre, teaching you the techniques used by the professionals to magic up props and sets. Get hands-on experience of sculpting, fabricating, casting, mould making and paint effects, learn about the demands of the industry, and experiment translating your own ideas into 3D.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00

  9. Introduction to sculpture

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Try a number of short projects, looking at the techniques of carving, casting and construction. Basic materials included. This course is ideal for beginners.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  10. Life sculpture in wax

    Course Date: Sat 25 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create a standing figurative wax sculpture from observing a life model. Learn basic anatomy and how to make the armature as well as gaining wax modelling techniques. Beginners are welcome on this intensive course.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

  11. Prop making: interpreting and realising a brief

    Course Date: Sat 3 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in prop making for film, TV, theatre, window display, photographic industries or live events? Get to grips with everything you might encounter as a prop maker, from creatively interpreting a client's brief, to working to a budget and meeting deadlines. Learn to problem solve and apply a range of techniques to bring a 3D design concept to fruition, getting a real insight into the prop making industry and its challenges.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  12. Prop making: live project London window display

    Course Date: Mon 27 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you ever walked past a shop window and thought 'I could do that?' How do you fancy creating your own real window display for a retailer in Central London? Take part in this exciting live prop making project, working to a real client brief from design concept through to installation, learning techniques for 3D window displays, theatre and film - and seeing your finished work displayed in live London shop window.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  13. Sculpt a portrait head in wax

    Course Date: Sun 22 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create a portrait head in wax that closely examines the structure of the head from a life model. There will be an emphasis on creating a carefully observed muscle structure that relates closely to the skull.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  14. Sculpture workshop: personal projects

    Course Date: Fri 5 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Realise your personal project in 3D. Come with an idea and you will be supported through your making to a final piece. Learn how to structure your idea from inspiration to reality. Ideal for students with previous experience.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  15. Sculpture: inspired by Duchamp

    Course Date: Sun 26 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Play in the spirit of Dada. Looking at the life and nuanced work of the man who changed art forever, use found objects "ready mades"to take your experience of the world of objects and ideas to another level.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

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