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Life and Portrait Sculpture

Life and Portrait Sculpture

Sculpting from the life model, portraiture and the clothed figure over six week blocks. With a focus on anatomy using clay or possibly wax.

Materials included in overall price.

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Tutor

Patricia Barker

A very experienced sculpture teacher/practitioner who has been teaching sculpture since 1991.

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Portraiture Diploma

This part-time course is a carefully structured programme written within a framework of observational painting and drawing using the human model. You will be grounded in the skills needed to work from direct observation and will be helped to develop these skills into a personal body of work. The course further aims to help you acquire the perspectives and the sense of context necessary for working independently as an artist.

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1 Year External Diploma in Studio Practice

The course aims are to elevate your fine art practice through a combination of working in your own external studio, supported by visiting tutorials and attending classes at the art school to give you the tools you need to become a contemporary artist and prepare for an end of year public exhibition. A personal tutor is appointed to you.

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Fine Art Level 3 Foundation

This is a one year experimental learning course leading to our own certificate, independently moderated to meet national standard. Typically our students apply for undergraduate and postgraduate courses or continue onto our Advance Practice Course. Weekly constructive critiques ensure the continuing progress and direction of individual work, while gallery and artists studio visits support students writing on the cultural context of their developing work. Application is by portfolio interview with the Principal.

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Booking enquiries

Call 020 7794 1439, email info@hsoa.co.uk, visit us or complete the form below.

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Set to become a major destination for art buyers, our online gallery will offer a unique collection of work to browse and buy. More details to follow. 

Term Dates

Spring Term 2020 | 6 Jan - 5 April
Easter Workshops
| 6 - 17 April

Summer Term 2020 | 20 Apr - 19 Jul
Half Term
| 1-7 June
Summer School
| 20 July - 23 Aug

Autumn Term 2020 | 7 Sep - 6 Dec