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Clay Portraiture Weekend with Duncan Robertson (September)

Dates Saturday & Sunday, 10 & 11 September 2022
Time 10am – 4pm
Price £180 (£162)
Where Outdoor Learning Studio 

Learn to model a clay head directly from life, develop observational skills and clay modelling techniques on this popular course at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Using air drying clay you will learn about anatomy, form and texture, and develop an understanding of portraiture through sculptural expression.  

Suitable for beginners or those with some experience who wish to further develop their skills. 



This course is ideal for people looking to develop their artistic skills through a structured programme with clear course focus and defined output.  

The course includes:  

  • A live model. 
  • Individual focussed attention from the tutor. 
  • Group demonstrations.  

*Please note that this course will take place outdoors.

Duncan Robertson graduated from Edinburgh College of Art and was awarded the King Edward VII Scholarship to study in Munich. He was a recipient of the Bothy Project Residency in 2019. Duncan has over 20 years teaching experience and is a freelance gallery educator at the Scottish National Galleries and a long-term tutor on ESW’s Learning Programme. 

Further Information
We intend for ESW to be as accessible as possible, further information on access and information on how to get here can be found by following this link . If you have any questions, requirements or suggestions please get in touch with us as we would like to support you to visit. 

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