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In the footsteps of the masters: Marino Marini

Danzatrice – Female Bust

Class Image – Danzatrice - Marino Marini - 1949
Tutor: Christine Simpson
6 Week Online Workshop
Fridays, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Started: 3rd September
16 – Adult
All Levels

Be inspired by the gestural and poignant sculpture of Italian master Marino Marini in this online 6 session clay hand-building workshop to recreate a female bust from one of Marini’s masterpieces!

OVERVIEW – WEEK 1

Building the basic armature for the bust exploring proportional values, stability, flexibility and construction of the foundations.

WEEK 2

Finalising the armature and beginning clay hand-building construction of the outer form investigating the interrelationships of shapes.

WEEK 3

Developing formwork for top of ribs, neck, skull and arms.

WEEK 4

Observing proportions of facial features, developing 3 dimensional qualities of integrated shapes, seeing for height, width and depth.

WEEK 5

Developing the clay hand-building construction work to achieve full skin up over the armature.

WEEK 6

Finishing our basic modelling and removing underlying armature in readiness for firing, discussing finalising of modelling and patinas.

ART MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

  • 1 bag air drying clay for hand building (in stock at The Art Shop Mona Vale)
  • 1 wooden board to build sculpture on
  • 2 small sections of square beam lumber (approx. 25cm length x 4cm width x 4 cm depth)
  • 1 metal coat-hanger
  • pair of flat nosed pliers
  • gaffer tape
  • painters cream tape
  • scissors
  • kitchen knife
  • fishing line for cutting clay
  • newspaper
  • 2 plastic bags (lightweight dry cleaning bags ideal)

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6 Week Workshop
$ 354.00
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Class Image – Danzatrice - Marino Marini - 1949
Tutor: Christine Simpson
6 Week Online Workshop
Fridays, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Started: 3rd September
16 – Adult
All Levels