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The Portrait and the Figure in Clay

The Portrait and the Figure in Clay

Using both traditional and creative processes of sculpting in terracotta, we will look closely at the planes of the body, approaches to modelling including detailing of facial characteristics, the use of tools and preparation for firing. Beginners, intermediate and advanced students welcome.

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Alessandro Cervizzi

Alessandro is an Italian sculptor, based in London; who developed his love of terracotta and skills in the Neapolitan artisan world of traditional Presepe (Nativity scenes).

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Alessandro Cervizzi gazing on his clay bust figure

Weekly Classes

Looking for a creative escape or want to build on your skills as an artist?

Our weekly daytime and evening classes give you the headspace, and the studio space, to develop your work over a 12 week term.

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Full-time Courses

Start or progress your journey to a career in Fine Art or Applied Art with our studio-based full-time courses including Saturday Portfolio Course, Fine Art Advanced Course and Fine Art Level 3 Foundation Course.

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Our Facilities

Fine art studios, a sculpture & ceramics studio, life drawing room, printmaking, silk painting and jewellery making facilities, dedicated studio spaces for Foundation & Advanced Course students, galleries and cafe.

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