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Category Archives: Part 3 Clay and Plaster
Having very much enjoyed visiting Hepworth’s St Ives studio last year, I was excited to be joining this Study Visit to the current exhibition of her work at Tate Britain. The arrangement of the offered a timeline through her evolving … Continue reading
Part 3 of the course involves creating models in clay and then developing large works, based on these or earlier sculptures, into larger scale plaster sculptures. I found working in clay very liberating. I deliberately chose to create, destroy and recreate … Continue reading
For my second sculpture for in this project, I wanted to make a much more convex, solid form. The sculptures that please me most have, as Chris Stephens expressed it, considering Hepworth’s work, ‘a relationship between line and mass, between … Continue reading
To start this project, I reviewed my sketchbook looking, in particular, for ideas which I felt had gone unresolved and which would especially lend themselves to working in plaster. One earlier piece which I felt could be developed and enlarged … Continue reading
My first steps in modelling with clay were to follow up my research with sketchbook work looking at forms which I might explore in clay. These included shells, stones and coral. The coral particularly appealed because of its history and … Continue reading