2019 term dates
|Term one||18 February - 12 April|
|Term two||29 April - 21 June|
|Term three||15 July - 6 September|
|Term four||16 September - 8 November|
Please note: There will be no classes on public holidays.
What if I want to attend the same course next term?
If you want to repeat this course, you will need to apply and pay for each term separately via our Eventbrite platform (by clicking the APPLY tab in the top right corner of this page).
You will study
This is an eight week course.
Week 1: Design and problem solve a piece of work. Make a marquette of your proposed sculpture.
Week 2: Look at different clays and surfaces appropriate for making your work including grogged clay and paper clay options, as well as glaze and non-traditional surface treatments.
Week 3-6: Making forms
Weeks 7-8: Completing work, bisque firing and finishing of surface treatments.
The sculpture studio is a warm, safe and sociable working area. Tools are provided but if you have any of your own clay tools, please bring them along. It is recommended that you wear old clothes, overalls or an apron, plus covered footwear.
Material costs will vary depending on the size of the works created. Clay is available for purchase on site, price starts at $17 for a 10kg bag. Students will need to bring cash for clay purchase. If using glaze materials, there will be an additional cost of approximately $10.
The tutor for this night class will be Suzanne Emslie.
Classes are held in the Modelling and Casting workshop in the Sculpture Section at the Dunedin School of Art. Please click here for a map.
For enquiries, please email email@example.com
While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.