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JMW1.1: Figurative Sculpture with Javier Murcia

Auckland, Auckland

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 to Sun, 20 Jun 2021

9:00am - 6:00pm


About This Activity

Activity Details

Estuary Arts Centre | 214b Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, Auckland

$475.00 for 3 sessions | 7 places remaining

Run by Estuary Arts Centre

Class Description;

As a reference, we are using a simplified figure to explain to the students how to break down the body into simple geometrical parts. This makes it easy to understand the volume of these different parts and the core structure of the figure; so that it holds its weight and plays with the balance against gravity. We learn proportions and anatomy without going too deep, just enough to read through the surface of the skin and get an understanding of the human figure

About the tutor:

Javier Murcia is a professional sculptor born in Spain. Trained in figurative sculpture, he studied fine arts in Spain and has international experience of 20 years working in film and art industries. He arrived in New Zealand in 2013 and after five years at Weta Workshop he decided to concentrate on his personal artistic career. His most recent work, Eidos Collection, is a step out of the conventional work he normally does. It was exhibited in Vienna and New York at the beginning of 2020. Now, Javier is focussed on his studies of the human figure in order to upgrade skills for new work.

What materials will be needed?

Not included: Bring any clay modelling tools you may have. If you don't have any - some will be available in the class.

Included in class fee: Clay (10kg), baseboards and sculpture stands will be provided

Each day includes a 1 hour lunch break.

Ability Group: All levels. This is suitable for beginners, but be aware that it is a very intensive course.

Estuary Arts Centre | 214b Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, Auckland

Activity Details

What to bring

  • clay modelling tools if you have them.
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This activity runs on these dates and times:

June 2021

  • Friday, 18 June 2021 (9:00am to 6:00pm)
  • Saturday, 19 June 2021 (9:00am to 6:00pm)
  • Sunday, 20 June 2021 (9:00am to 6:00pm)

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