Mod Roc Creations

COURSE OUTLINE: Mod Roc plaster bandages are an excellent material, easy to use and quick drying, providing a versatile medium with which to create sculptures. You will start by making a wire framework or armature, then wrap it in layers of Mod Roc plaster bandages and optional found materials, and finally paint your work using acrylics.

The course will include short demonstrations to the group by the tutor when required, with the majority of the course taking the form of practical progress on your own personal project, and individual guidance from the tutor when required 

COURSE PROGRAMME:

Session 1:  Sketch of design idea; making a wire framework or armature; adding packing/bulking in areas as required

 

Session 2: Covering armature with layers of Mod Roc plaster bandages; adding found materials as required - eg net fabric, wooden sticks

 

Session 3: Painting sculptures with acrylic paints, and adding any further elements 

MATERIALS PROVIDED: Wire, card and paper for armature; Mod Roc plaster bandages; extra materials as required; acrylic paints 

ADDITIONAL NOTES: Please bring along any images for inspiration, or think about ideas you might have for your sculpture. Aprons provided, but old clothes are recommended