Groups from Year 10 made models on the Theme of the School Badge and Motto; ”Knowledge is the best weapon” . I took those away and drew together all of the strongest ideas and images to get this Scale Model.All the images have symbolic meaning and came from pupils. We built the Sculpture together in the Art-room during pupils regular Art classes.Years 7-10 were involved. Once it was built the Sculpture was cut into 3 sections and dried slowly. Tiles for the plinth were hand-made and carved showing scenes from school life and local history Wilmot Dixon took on the Installation as part of their finishing touches to the new extension .
2013 Studio Sessions at Osprey Studios,Ynyswen.
Monday evenings, Developing Skills and Creativity. 6.30-8.30. £10 + materials. Over 16’s
Sunday afternoons,Join-In Sculpture and clay modelling. 2.00-4.30, £2.50 per 1/2 hour per person. All ages welcome. Under 7’s will need an Adult to join in with them. There are many stunning walks going from the Studio,several excellent Pubs and plenty of safe parking- you could go enjoy your self while the kids are doing clay or stay and join in . Bring a camera to capture the Sculpture because all the clay will be recycled at the end of the Session unless you choose to buy yours (£2 per kg)
In both Sessions you will get expert tuition to guide you to your own style. All abilities /levels of experience welcome; each person will work at their own pace. Max 6 people per class. Phone 01639 731271 / 07913743457 to book your place . Come as often as you want.
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Sharing skills and encouraging creativity is what makes the world go round.I have a great deal of experience in guiding people of all ages and abilities towards their own style.
Groups or individuals are welcome to come here – seeing the Studio lay-out and work-in-progress is part of the event.Or I can bring everything we need to you.The Workshop will be custom made to suit your needs.
-I particularly encourage Teacher’s to do a fun ,very straightforward 2 hour Workshop on Using Clay Modelling in School .We’ll cover firing/ self-hardening clays,recycling clay,decorating and controlling costs,everything to help you keep clay in the class room,because it matters!
-A Portfolio Review will clarify the way you see your work in preparation for college applications or a change of direction.
-Join-In Sculpture is great fun and full of learning opportunities.I have done there with adults and children at Events and Parties ; Everyone adds their bit until we have a fabulous sculpture. Photos are taken and then we re-cycle the clay.
£25 per hour + 44p/per/mile Travel + materials .On average Individuals will use around £2.00 worth of clay. On many projects , like the Join In Sculptures,all the material is re-clycled so there is no charge for it.