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      ARThub13 Life Sculpting with Sophie Howard in Bristol


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      November 16, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM

      Philip Street
      Bristol, Bristol, City of BS3 4EA

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      ARThub13 Life Sculpting with Sophie Howard

      THE ARTIST: Sophie makes evocative sculpture in her central Bristol studio. She collaborates with others - mould makers, casters and other artists to realise her designs and commissions. Seeking to find her own voice she makes collections of pieces exploring themes including motion and stillness, the body, dance, city life and animals. Sophie has completed commissions for private and corporate clients and her sculpture is available through galleries around the UK.Sophie has taught art for thirty years. She delivers some short courses with Bristol Drawing School and at New Brewery Arts Centre in Cirencester. Her experience includes sculpture projects in schools, for galleries and the Probation Service. She was also a creative industry business adviser for four years in Bristol. Born in West Dorset in the late 1950s, Sophie grew up in Yorkshire and trained at Winchester Art School before moving to London and later returning to the West Country in 1987. She lives in Bristol and is a director of HOURS, a gallery and event space in the city. THE COURSE: Portrait sculpture of head and shoulders from life, there will be a nude model both days. Course objective : Develop an understanding, through practice, of creating a sculpture from observation in clay.  Gain skills in processes and materials  Build creative confidence Course outcome :  Through guided teaching and experience students will make a clay sculpture. There will be the option to have the piece fired afterwards at cost.

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