Figurative Sculpture Diorama Box (for adults)

Course summary

In this 7.5 hour course (3 x sessions) students will learn how to make a figurative paper sculpture diorama box. Starting with sketching your design on paper, making an armature using wire, creating form and shape with tin foil and masking tape and then sculpting features using paper clay. After these steps you will learn how to colour using pan pastels, inks and paint pens, and make garments using crepe paper and fabric. The final step will be painting and using collage to decorate the wooden box to display your fabulous creation using a variety of mixed media.

No experience necessary, all materials provided.

What you will learn

  • How to make a wire armature
  • How to create form and shape using foil, masking tape and paper clay
  • How to paint and decorate a wooden box

What you will get

  • All materials provided
  • Expert tuition from an experienced teacher!

About the tutor

Anna Kolusniewski is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her design interest include lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes.

Anna is passionate about teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques. She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork.

Course cost

COST: $225.00

Class availability: 9 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Wednesday 9 March
6.00pm – 8.30pm (3 sessions)

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