April News Letter

The Sculpture School Newsletter 

April 2018 News

The Sculpture School and
Andrew Sinclair MRBS

What an unbelievably exciting month March 2018 has been – placing Andrew and his David Bowie sculpture on the world stage. 

News of the unveiling was seen on TV as far away as New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the USA (not to mention the Times of India)!

Just before the unveiling of The Bowie Statue, over 3,000 visitors made the trip to be a part of this very special occasion.

Sunday 25th March 2018 at 2pm in Aylesbury, Bucks, England, the David Bowie Sculpture by Andrew Sinclair MRBS.

Unveiling with Steve Hogarth of Marrillion, Howard Jones and Rob Stringer of Sony Records. 

Take a look at some of the news coverage here: https://bit.ly/2H7mgm2 and  https://dailym.ai/2H6VI8F plus https://bbc.in/2uirpWl

Tuesday 6th March – The Unveiling of the DWR maquette at Apsley House, London.

Andrew Sinclair MRBS at the unveiling of The Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Memorial Maquette at Apsley House, London.  Andy is absolutely delighted to be awarded the commission to design and create such a significant sculpture for the town of Halifax which will commemorate the history of the regiment. It will be unveiled in Halifax in March 2018. You can find out more about the Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Association on their website: http://www.dwr.org.uk/

The Sculpture School Workshop Update for 2018

We are now running our workshops in the new school.  This specially designed building is full of light and space and with unique sculptures on display as well as a wide range of reference books to peruse, this makes for a truly inspirational learning environment for our students.

 follow this link to find out more about what is available:


Level 1 Portrait Sculpture Workshop £645

Tuesday 10th July to Friday 13th July 2018
Monday 29th October to Thursday 1st November 2018

With all the resources provided on this workshop, you will gain the skills and techniques you need to create realistic portrait sculptures. 

Once this workshop has been completed students can progress onto our Level 2 Portrait Sculpture Workshop. Here you will learn how to measure, how facial anatomy changes with expression, and how to create the subtle clay strokes that make all the difference to your portrait sculptures.

Our next Level 2 workshop is from
Tuesday 1st May to Friday 4th May 2018


Animal Sculpture Workshop – £575

Tuesday 19th June – Friday 22nd June 2018

Tuesday 11th September – Friday 14th September 2018

Tuesday 20th November – Friday 23rd November 2018

Here is a stunning horse sculpture completed by one of our students after our last Animal Sculpture workshop in Feb18 – “It was really helpful to work so precisely, and I will now be able to use this horse as reference for future, more active horses.
Thank you so much for your excellent guidance”

Figurative Sculpture Workshops 2018

Level 1 £595

Tuesday 29th May – Friday 1st June 2018
Tuesday 9th October – Friday 12th October 2018
Tuesday 4th December – Friday 7th December 2018

A comprehensive introduction to our unique teaching of contemporary realist sculpture here at The Sculpture School.  Over the four days you will be using the Sinclair Method to learn about Dynamic Curves, the application of clay to the armature using the Rapid Sketch Technique, the importance of measurement, anatomical detailing as you bulid up the figure and which sculpture tools to use at each stage.

As with all our workshops, all the materials and tuition are included with a daily light lunch and refreshments served in our new refectory.

Level 2 £595

Tuesday 31th July 2018 – Friday 3rd August 2018

If you have already taken our Level 1 Figurative Sculpture Workshop then this Level 2 Workshop is for you.

Studying how to bring movement and expression into your sculptures, you will learn the skills and techniques which will breathe life into your own sculptures.  Working with a life model on day two of the workshop, you will see how having an understanding of anatomy helps you to create
realistic sculptures to a professional level.

As a returning student you are entitled to 10% discount off the cost of your next workshop. To find out more about our workshops you can call us on +44 (0) 1837 82879 or click here for The Sculpture School website and to book our workshops online

We have recently created a new Facebook Group:The Sculpture School Forum https://www.facebook.com/groups


If you have already studied with us or would like a place to chat with fellow sculptors old and new – please join our community – we welcome your participation and seeing your latest works.





The Sculpture School Ltd

01837 82879


email: info@thesculptureschool.co.uk

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Burnswood Studios
Burnswood Cottage
North Tawton
EX20 2AP

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