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Sculpture – Hand and Foot

This hand and foot sculpture course will give you an in-depth knowledge of the these areas, and become confident in sculpting them. You will work directly from life and will be able to produce a sculpture each of the foot and the hand. You will gain understanding of techniques, and underlying structure and anatomy that will enable you to make beautiful hands and feet in your own future work.


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What topics are covered?

Armature making, and construction and modelling in clay to produce a finished piece. Students will work from life, learning modelling techniques along with the basics of the underlying structure and anatomy of the hands and feet.

Who is the course aimed at?

Suitable for all levels of sculptural skill from beginners onwards.

Who will be my tutor?

Matt Pilston

How will I learn?

You will model a hand and foot in clay from life, building from a basic wire sculpture. Tuition and practical demonstration will be given for you to gain an understanding of the underlying structure and anatomy.

What can I do after this course?


Which department is this course in?

Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise.

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Please wear safety shoes and aprons

What else do I need to know?

Students are encouraged to engage with sculpture outside of the course sessions; i.e. visiting exhibitions/galleries and researching into relevant artists and concepts following on from discussions with their tutor.
When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Cancelling your enrolment

If you have to cancel your enrolment please notify us by email: info@bathcollege.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Refunds will not be issued if a learner is unable to attend due to a change of mind including concerns about Covid-19, accommodation, domestic circumstances, work commitments or if the College requires a learner to leave for reasons of conduct.

Click here to access our Covid-19 FAQ - https://www.bathcollege.ac.uk/news/84413

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.


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