“The Sculpture School was the catalyst that changed my life……”

We love our job – and when we receive a testimonial like this, it is so precous it’s like pure gold to us! In a recent conversation with Pure Arts founder Lesley Samms, one of our students Frances Clark described how important coming to The Sculpture... read more

From Beginner to Professional in Just One Year – SPECIES EXHIBITION shows what can be achieved! From Novice to Professional in just One Year! The Sculpture School’s exhibition SPECIES demonstrates the power of superb teaching…….View the work of our one-year students to discover... read more

We’ve been busy! Book now for the last few spaces on next week’s workshop…

Diane & Andrew, the directors of The Sculpture School, are delighted to be running their sculpture workshops again, and at full capacity! With transferred students from last year’s necessary Covid postponements and with new bookings coming in, our regular... read more

We’re back! Running our FIRST post-lockdown sculpture workshop now!

  We’re thrilled to welcome back our students for this first post-lockdown Figurative Sculpture Workshop this week! Our new kit – the workstations, sculpture stands and a complete set of tools for each student – means that our students can... read more

Our Devon Sculpture Workshops are back – starting on 13th April 2021!

We are delighted to say that we’ll be back in action at our spacious studio here in Devon in 13th April 2021! We’ll be opening our doors and welcoming back our students with open arms (and virtual hugs) for the Figurative Sculpture Workshop from 13-16th... read more

New! Human Anatomy for Artists – Online Learning

We are SO excited to announce the launch of our brand new online learning! We are kicking off with the most amazing resource for ALL artists- not just sculptors – with our unique approach to Human Anatomy. But the best thing is, we are offering you the FIRST... read more

Here we are again – Lockdown #3!

Sadly, we’ve had to postpone our sculpture workshops for the next 6 weeks until the Lockdown #3 restrictions are lifted. The silver-lining to all this stormy news is that vaccines are on the way, so with luck, this will be a short one! During this period, we... read more


  Four weeks in Lockdown 2 are finally over and we have been placed in Tier 2. We are delighted to say this means we are going to be open again for classes on Wednesday 2nd December! We will be heading straight into our Figurative Sculpture 4-day course, albeit... read more

Sculpting from home? Here’s the kit we recommend…

These are the tools we provide on our sculpture workshops. Each student has their own workstation supplied with everything they will need for the duration of their course. If you are just starting to sculpt from home, we would highly recommend everything you see in... read more

Coronavirus Update – April & May courses postponed

In accordance with the PM’s evening address to the nation on Tuesday 23rd March, we have now postponed our April and May Sculpture workshops. It is in the interest of all our students, staff and our community to follow the government’s advice regarding... read more

A Sculptor’s Tools

We rarely cover the tools we use for fine sculpture in clay so here is a photo of the tools Andrew is using on his current commission – 2 x 9ft figures for a building restoration project. He is using over 20 different types of tool. It is impossible to buy these... read more

The New Year/Decade begins with a Bang!

What a brilliant start to our new year with a sold-out and superbly successful Portrait Sculpture Workshop! 4 days of complete immersion in our inspiring studios resulted in our beginner sculptors achieving some excellent results. What’s more, they were a... read more

SOLD-OUT Portrait Workshop January 2020!

It’s a great way to start the New Year with our January 2020 Portrait Sculpture 4-day workshop completely sold out! We are looking forward to meeting 12 new students as they embark on a new and inspiring journey into sculpture, learning from master sculptor... read more

November 2019 Newsletter from The Sculpture School

If you’d like to read our latest newsletter please click on the link below: read more

New ONE YEAR Figurative Sculpture Course launched!

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new ONE YEAR figurative sculpture course! We have a few places available on this incredible training programme designed for those wanting practical hands-on teaching (as opposed to a theory-based degree) and aiming for... read more

Taste of Sculpture Workshop 18th September 2019

If you’ve been thinking of booking one of our 4-day courses, but are not QUITE sure you want to make that investment yet, here is your opportunity to TRY BEFORE YOU BUY – so to speak! There is actually a small fee for this 1-day workshop of just £65.00... read more

Sculpture Tip

Measurement is the KEY METHOD we use to create realistic sculptures. Whether you want to sculpt portraits, animals, figures or fantasy creatures YOU MUST MEASURE if you want your sculptures to be believable. Our methodology at The Sculpture School is founded on the... read more

Bronze-Casting Course – Success!

Recent Bronze-Casting Workshop at The Sculpture School David Snoo Wilson brought his ‘Travelling Foundry’ to the school last week in an inspiring 5 day introductory workshop. Designed especially for our students, they discovered all about the latest bronze-casting... read more

Pomp & Pageantry at Halifax Sculpture Unveiling

Andrew Sinclair’s magnificent memorial sculpture for the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment was unveiled with spectacular British  pageantry in Halifax, Yorkshire, on Friday 17th May 2019. The Unveiling Ceremony was a fantastic celebration and tribute to the... read more


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