Sculpture Courses in London
Get inspired by our range of sculpture courses, which take place in our specialist sculpture studio in the heart of London. From wood or stone carving, to sculpting in metal, bronze, wire or plaster. We are sure to have something that will inspire you to further develop your skills. Fancy a change of career? Why not try prop making for Film, TV and Theatre?
Whether you’re free evenings, daytimes or weekends, we have a variety of dates and times for you to choose from. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Hear from tutor Wendy Chandler on a career in prop making.
Course Date: Fri 1 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn introduction to casting parts of the body from hands and limbs to faces and entire heads. We'll also look at how to assemble moulds to eliminate bad registration lines and mould distortions in the finished plaster casts.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Sat 2 May 2020 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn introduction to the basics of metal and wire construction, an ideal way to explore 'drawing in space' in wire and making the transition from 2D to 3D.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £249.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Sun 10 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore 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: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £229.00
Course Date: Thu 21 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCarve, melt and form wax to create a small figurative or abstract bronze sculpture. The wax will be cast in bronze at the Castle Arts Foundry and returned finished. If you have attended this course before please contact the Visual Arts department firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 020 7492 2700/2703 before you enrol.Full fee: £279.00Senior fee: £223.00Concession: £170.00
Course Date: Sat 30 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAre 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. This is part 2 of 'Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and display' so is ideal if you have done part 1 or have some experience in prop making techniques. . https://www.citylit.ac.uk/blog/introduction-career-prop-making.Full fee: £499.00Senior fee: £499.00Concession: £304.00
Course Date: Sun 14 Jun 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave you ever fancied having a go at sculpting in wood? Or perhaps you're experienced at it but would like expert guidance to develop your ideas? This comprehensive course encourages wood carvers of all levels to bring along their ideas and see how they can be developed. We'll teach you to make models of your designs, upscale and transpose these, and use professional carving tools to produce beautiful pieces in wood.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £349.00Concession: £349.00
Course Date: Wed 8 Jul 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your own moving or ‘Kinetic’ artworks through practical investigation, exploring design/ making ideas from the early moving sculptures of Duchamp and Gabo, through to works of major protagonists Calder, Munari and Tinguely.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £183.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCreate a figurative clay sculpture from observing a life model. Learn basic anatomy as well as gaining clay modelling techniques. Beginners are welcome on this intensive course.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £299.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Mon 3 Aug 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn a range of sculptural techniques that are used in the ever expanding film, TV and theatre prop making industry. Explore a range of sculpting and casting methods and fabricating techniques, and experiment with materials.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £349.00Concession: £349.00
Course Date: Fri 24 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you ever dream of conjuring up the props for the next Harry Potter, Doctor Who or West End musical? Are you interested in a career in window display? We'll explore techniques used by the professionals to produce effective props and sets. Get hands-on experience of sculpting, fabricating, casting, mould making and using paint effects. Learn about the demands of the industry from specialist tutors, and have a go at translating your own ideas into 3D. This course can be a stand alone introduction to the techniques of prop making or you can progress onto part 2 in the summer term. https://www.citylit.ac.uk/blog/introduction-career-prop-making.Full fee: £399.00Senior fee: £399.00Concession: £243.00
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