Life Head Sculpture Workshops

Life Head Sculpture with Damien Rochford

Life Head Sculpture with Damien Rochford

9.30am – 5pm
£82 inc a tasty 2 course Aga lunch & home baking
Material Charges £8-£20 

Spend a day learning the principles of Life Head Sculpture in Clay with professional Sculptor, Damien Rochford.

Using a life size bust created by Damien you will start the day by adding clay to a pre prepared armature that Damien has made for each student for the class. As the layers are built up you will learn the prinicples of the process, using various techniques where necessary in terms of scaling and support.

 

 

Dates for this course - see the table below to book:

Tuesday 30th July 2019

Typically this course runs with around 8 students. Kindly note there is an additional fee of £20 for the armature and clay. If you wish to leave your sculpture/armature at the end there will be a nominal charge of £8 for clay used only. 

Please bring:  The tutor will provide disposable aprons, clay modelling tools and the clay needed.  Armatures for the Head sculpture day will be available and made for each students before the class. Students may take their pieces home for firing or allow them to dry unfired. If you prefer to wear traditional cloth aprons please bring your own. If you are allergic to clay or prefer to keep you hands clean, please bring your own disposable gloves. A washing up bowl of warm water and a towel will be available in the studio for those who wish to wash their hands frequently.

 About the Artist   A life long artists, Damien is a mainly self-taught as a sculptor, but his inspiration has been many of the famous figurative sculptors including Bernini, Rodin, Degas and Henry Moore. He works with a variety of materials including traditional clay, wax, plastering and polymer clays before having the works cast in 'foundry' bronze using the lost wax process, then hand finished and patinated, making each piece unique. They are then produced in limited fine art editions and sold privately and through galleries such as The Wykeham Gallery in Stockbridge UK.  Living and working from his studio at home in Hampshire with his family and a variety of animals, his work is now increasingly influenced and based on the wildlife around him.

Workshop Details

Workshop Date Tue 30th July 2019
Available places 5
Individual Price £75.00
Quirky Workshops, Cumbria