Portrait Sculpting With Astrid Gillenius

2,500 kr4,500 kr

Come learn how to sculpt a portrait from a live model with Swedish artist Astrid Gillenius. You have the option of studying one weekend or you can sign up for two weekends to have more time refining your sculpture.

In this workshop the students will learn to build up a realistic life-size head in clay. This intensive workshop will focus on the basic structure and method of sculpting a portrait from life.

Students will learn to achieve realism by studying a technique based on visual observation in the classical tradition. Regular demonstrations and individual critiques will guide the student through the different stages. Using a methodical approach, students will improve their observation of anatomy and human form, enabling them to portray the expressions and character traits of their subject, and enhance their personal style.

Class hours: 10:00 – 16:00

Instruction available in English, Swedish and Italian.

Clay and sculpting tools will be provided.

If students would like a permanent version of their sculpture we can have a plaster copy made at an additional cost.



The workshops at The Florence Academy of Art / Sweden present a unique opportunity to study with a variety of visiting artists teaching different techniques. These intensive, two day workshops are perfect for students who desire to develop their artistic skills. Most of the instruction is on an individual basis and our instructors adapt the exercises to your level of experience, which means that the courses are suitable for both beginners and professional artists. In addition to the individual feedback group lessons and in class demos will be held. The skills you acquire during your course can be applied directly to your continued artistic endeavours.

Your spot in the class is not secured until you have paid the full amount. If you withdraw from the course 7 days or more before the first day of class you will receive a 75% refund. If you withdraw one to six days before the first day of class you will receive a 50% refund comprar levitra en españa. No refunds will be given from the first day of class.

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