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This course provides an opportunity to explore a broad range of sculptural concepts and processes in line with your level of experience and expertise. The course will help you to build a visual vocabulary. You will have the opportunity to undertake thematic projects, in consultation with your lecturer. The programme will cover the three categories of ‘making’ e.g. modelling, carving and assemblage.

Time 13:30 - 17:30
Days Running Wednesday
Duration 10 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £289
Spaces 10
Course Code L93SCT1-BDL1C1920

What topics are covered?

Topics are determined by your ideas and areas of interest as well as choice of material, these include: modelling and casting, using clay and plaster; construction with metals and wood. You may chose to work figuratively or with abstract concepts.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is for those with some experience of the sculptural process and understanding of the formal elements. You need to be willing to learn new processes and challenge your ideas. Not suitable for beginners.

Who will be my tutor?

Matt Pilston

How will I learn?

Through the use of materials and in discussion with your tutor and technician. You will be expected to develop a personal theme for your work based on sculptural concepts.

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?

There is a lot of background noise in this busy studio.
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.

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.

14 reviews for Sculpture

  1. anna.dawson@bathcollege.ac.uk

    5 out of 5

    Good facilities, helpful and very constructive advice. Most enjoyable – I’ll be back!

  2. karenkeenan@me.com

    (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Great course. All levels. Lots of support – able to do own projects.

  3. jesterlb@btinternet.com

    5 out of 5

    Really enjoy this course. Its my 2nd year. Great being able to do whatever sculpture medium you like and plenty of help when needed.

  4. mrhosier1@gmail.com

    5 out of 5

    Excellent, as ever.

  5. judithconstantine@uwclub.net

    5 out of 5

    Thank you Matt, for all your help & suggestions – 10 weeks has gone all too quickly.

  6. dianawoodhouse@hotmail.co.uk

    5 out of 5

    Good facilities and very helpful tutor

  7. runtomwac@googlemail.com

    (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Once again I have thoroughly enjoyed this course. I feel that I have been challenged both by the tutors and myself to think and make. I will definitely return next year. Thanks for Jonathan and also James.

  8. sinned.hgiel@googlemail.com

    5 out of 5

    Everything excellent: facilities, tutor, technical help. A superb course!

  9. tc.payne@icloud.com

    (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Excellent course. Great value, as I’ve learnt so much in just ten week. I’ll be back!

  10. karenkeenan@me.com

    (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Great course. Lots of space and support if and when you need it. You’re also allowed to explore your ownn creativity.

  11. jesterlb@btinternet.com

    5 out of 5

    A fantastic course!! I started it in September thinking I will just do one term and three terms later I am still here. The tutor is great at encouraging your own ideas.

  12. a.jackathomas@btinternet.com

    5 out of 5

    Both Jonathan and Steve are excellent tutors, always cheerful , helpful and inspiring

  13. judithconstantine@uwclub.net

    5 out of 5

    As always first class tutor – what more could you need or want.

  14. sinned.hgiel@googlemail.com

    5 out of 5

    An absolutely excellent course – the technical assistance and tutorial aspects are first rate, as are the facilities. Very good people at work here.

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