Clay Portraiture
Duncan Robertson

  • Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks / 20 Hours
  • Day/s: Tuesday
  • Course Fee: Full Price: £200 Concession: £180
  • Course Starts: 01/05/2018
  • Course Ends: 19/06/2018

I really enjoyed this course and never missed a session! I looked forward to every Tuesday. The facilities are wonderful and Duncan is very friendly and supportive’
Clay Portraiture course participant, Autumn 2016


Working with a life model over an eight week period this very popular and absorbing course helps develop observational skills and demonstrates clay modelling techniques to create a portrait sculpture. With individually focussed attention from the tutor, over the eight  weeks you will learn about:

  • Clay application methods and texture
  • Anatomy, form, proportion and composition
  • Use of modelling tools and measuring
  • Developing your understanding of portraiture through sculptural expression

Duncan Robertson studied at Edinburgh College of Art and went on to be awarded the King Edward VII scholarship to study in Munich. He was a student of Eduardo Paolozzi and has exhibited widely both in the UK and internationally, with residencies in Norway, Australia and Germany. http://www.duncanrobertson.co.uk/

Duncan has over twenty years teaching experience, he works as a freelance gallery educator at the Scottish National Galleries and is a long term tutor on ESW’s learning programme.

Clay Portraiture