'What a Relief!' Sculpture Workshop


'What a Relief!' Sculpture Workshop

'What a Relief!' Sculpture Workshop

Secondary School session for KS3-5.

Studio session. Dates available:

  •  ̶1̶9̶,̶ ̶2̶0̶,̶  ̶2̶1̶  November 2019
  • 21,  ̶2̶2̶,̶ 23 April 2020
  • 23, 24, 25 June 2020

Duration 4.5 hours (11.00-16.00). Maximum 20 students.

By studying fine examples of sculpture, examining the form, function and techniques used in creating medals and other relief sculptures, students will find inspiration for their own sculptural work. Students will:

  • Learn sculptural techniques, including moulding and casting using alginate and plaster
  • Make a relief sculpture.
  • This workshop involves messy materials. Please bring 1 cardboard shoe box for every 5 students to take the sculptures back to school.

Download Teachers' Notes here.

“The best features of this session were: introducing the students to the work of the Wallace Collection and the technique of casting. Very good interaction with students. It was an excellent experience and students learnt valuable new skills.”
- Teacher

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