Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Keeley Street
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- Course Code: VU780
- Dates: 27/09/23 - 13/12/23
- Time: 18:00 - 21:00
- Taught: Wed, Evening
- Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
- Location: Keeley Street
- Tutor: Annie Attridge
Course Code: VU780
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Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
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What is the course about?
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 or students who may need extra workshop time and guidance to complete a project.
What will we cover?
The course will endeavour to respond to the individual demands of the projects in hand and with that in mind will cover a variety of topics, processes and concepts.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
You will learn how to bring a three-dimensional sculptural project to fruition.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is aimed at students who already have a grounding in a process and material and require advice, guidance and workshop facilities to complete it.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Students are expected to bring a project and will be taught on a one-to-one basis. Although there may be demonstrations that are relevant to more than one student.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
The use of workshop tools, consumables and basic materials are supplied. As stated above students are expected to bring their own project to complete.
It may be necessary for you to contact the tutor before enrolling via the Visual Arts department firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure your project is appropriate. For example, if there are specific pieces of equipment you would need to undertake your project.
You must wear sturdy shoes, that cover the whole foot (no open toe). Please also wear old working clothes or bring overalls.
Please be advised - Being near the plasma cutter while it is in use can be dangerous to anyone with pacemaker. If you have a pacemaker, for your own safety, it is not possible to use the plasma cutter or to be in the room when another student is using the plasma cutter. If this affects you, please contact the sculpture department by emailing email@example.com before enrolling to discuss this further.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
The City Lit sculpture department offers a wide range of exciting courses that will allow you to progress from beginner to advanced and learn a range of techniques. After this course you may wish to join a similar course to develop your skills further or try something completely different. We offer courses in prop making, metal, clay, wax, carving in stone and wood, mould making and casting in Jesmonite, or pewter and much more! Alternatively, you may wish to progress onto the year-long City Lit Sculpture course VU841, which helps you to build your own individual sculpture practice.
We are constantly adding new courses. Please ask your tutor for advice or browse the City Lit website for inspiration. It is also possible to contact our visual arts team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling 0203 880 2415 Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm.