Workshops & Exhibitions
Quirky Bird Sculpture
Saturday 30 July 2022
10:00am - 04:30pm
A full day workshop where you will make a crazy crackle bird sculpture using Powertex products.
During the workshop, you will learn how to:
- make a simple armature using everday materials;
- mix & apply air drying clay in your choice of colour using Powertex Universal Medium& Stone Art;
- mix & apply a crackle clay using Powertex Univesal Medium & Easy 3D Flex;
- mix pigments to add further colour.
During the course, students will create a sculpture Powertex art products, suitable for outdoor display once dry. We will cover a number of techniques including making an armature, material selection, dry wrapping, wet wrapping, & mixing/dry brushing with pigments. The course is ideal for beginners, new to Powertex. Students will discover creative talents they didn't know they had with this exciting & versatile medium. Examples of other projects that can be achieved using Powertex will be available to view during the course for inspiration. NOTES FOR STUDENTS Preparation for this Course: Please: • Bring old clothes to work in • tie up long hair • remove rings & bracelets Protective aprons & gloves will be supplied. There will be an additional cost of approximately £20 to cover material costs. If you would like additional information on this course, please contact the college on 01865 391991.
Artistic ReTreats Home Studio
30 Frog Lane