Portrait Sculpting

A ten week course


Ten week course

(includes 1kg of clay)

Gift vouchers available.
Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Course schedule
Download a schedule for all course dates.

Who is this class suitable for?
These classes are suitable for all abilities from beginners to the more experienced sculptor.

What will be covered in the class?
During this ten week course, led by tutor Sara Myers, students will work from a life model to create a ¾ size ceramic bust. Students will develop knowledge of anatomy, proportion and learn how to represent their subject in clay. This course will provide its students with a strong and technically informed foundation of figurative sculpture.

What to bring?
Students are welcome to bring their own ceramic sculpting tools to learn with. Student should bring a small sketchbook and pencils with them.

Clay can be bought for £10 whilst booking and available to purchase throughout the course.

Working with the figure Sarah Myers is interested in depictions of anatomy and character. Her developing, artistic practice informs her sculptural commissions. Sara has taught Art and Design for undergraduate students. She teaches life drawing, portraiture and modelling for adults. Sara is a solo artist who works from her studio in Milton Keynes, she occasionally collaborates with other artists and teams including Madame Tussaud’s and MK Precision Engineering.

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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