7 Day Sculpture workshop: Bas Relief-2020 : CourseCode B001

7 Day Sculpture workshop: Bas Relief-2020 : CourseCode B001
The workshop is scheduled over 7 consecutive Saturdays as follows: Saturday 7th March - 9.30am. - 12.30pm. ‘Designing a bas-relief’ - exploring and understanding the characteristics and limitations of bas-relief to arrive at a design for development into a bas-relief. Saturday 14th March - 9.30am. - 12.30pm. ‘Understanding materials and tools’ – Transferring design from paper to rendered/modelled in plasticine. Using tools for achieving a variety of textures. Saturday 21 March - 9.30am. - 12.30pm. ‘Space and depth in bas-relief’ - Understanding how to portray volume in relief. ‘Show and Tell’ – discussion and evaluation Saturday 28th 11th March - 9.30am. – 12.30pm. ‘Finishing modelling stage’ - Using a variety of tools and techniques to Complete the general design and selecting elements of detail to be added in later stages. Saturday April 4- 9.30am. – 12.30pm. ‘Making a mould’ – How to estimate and mix plaster correctly. Using a variety of tools and techniques to make a mould. Saturday 13th April - 9.30am. – 12.30pm. ‘Opening of mould and preparation for casting’ – Adding final details of design, cleaning of mould and preparations for casting including ‘walls’ and ‘release agents’. Casting of bas-relief into plaster. Saturday 20th Aprl - 9.30am. – 12.30pm. Finishing’ – Release of Casting, Cleaning and adding a surface colour/texture, and oil patina. ‘Show and Tell’, Evaluation and Discussion.
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