Figurative Sculpture – 4 days

Figurative Sculpture – 4 days

Level 1 (or Level 2 for those who have completed Level 1) Central to all figurative courses are the concepts of Dynamic Energy Curves (DEC) and Rapid Sketch Technique (RST). DEC is a proven and recognised method developed by Andrew Sinclair MRSS, and is unique to The...
We’re Taking Part in Devon Open Studios!

We’re Taking Part in Devon Open Studios!

9th to 24th September Come and visit us during Devon Open Studios! (We are open from 10.00 to 4.30 every day except 11th, 12th, 18th, 23rd & 24th.) Come to The Sculpture School to see Andrew Sinclair’s latest projects and be inspired by realist figurative...
Learn at Home

Learn at Home

We are here for the journey: Learning the art of realist sculpture can be an inspirational journey for life. Even those with no experience can join us on the road to developing the specialist skills needed to create beautifully realistic figure and animal sculptures...
Try Clay Sculpting for Yourself!

Try Clay Sculpting for Yourself!

If you’ve ever fancied trying clay sculpting but haven’t been sure where to begin, our ‘Taste of Sculpture’ days are perfect for you. Under the guidance of master sculptor Andrew Sinclair MRSS SWAc you will spend a day learning all about realistic sculpture. This...
Figurative Sculpture – 4 days

Figurative Sculpture – 4 days

Level 1 (or Level 2 for those who have completed Level 1) Central to all figurative courses are the concepts of Dynamic Energy Curves (DEC) and Rapid Sketch Technique (RST). DEC is a proven and recognised method developed by Andrew Sinclair MRSS, and is unique to The...
Animal Sculpture – 4 days

Animal Sculpture – 4 days

The Sculpture School’s inspirational instruction will teach you how to create superbly proportioned animal sculptures – the start of a fascinating journey into sculptural zoology, anatomy and design. Through the use of direct proportion and composition, you will...
Figurative Sculpture – 4 days

Figurative Sculpture – SOLD OUT

Level 1 (or Level 2 for those who have completed Level 1) Central to all figurative courses are the concepts of Dynamic Energy Curves (DEC) and Rapid Sketch Technique (RST). DEC is a proven and recognised method developed by Andrew Sinclair MRSS, and is unique to The...
Taste of Sculpture – 1 Day

Taste of Sculpture – 1 Day

This fabulous one day sculpting experience will give you the opportunity to create a miniature realistic head in clay.  At the end of the session you will take away with you a wealth of knowledge and your own delightful work of art. The workshop starts at 9am to 5pm...
Figurative Sculpture – 4 days

Figurative Sculpture – SOLD OUT

Level 1 (or Level 2 for those who have completed Level 1) Central to all figurative courses are the concepts of Dynamic Energy Curves (DEC) and Rapid Sketch Technique (RST). DEC is a proven and recognised method developed by Andrew Sinclair MRSS, and is unique to The...
What Our Students Say

What Our Students Say

We love to hear what our students think of the courses we run. We work hard to ensure that we are delivering inspiration and information in equal parts to help students of all levels develop their skills. Every now and then a student gives us feedback that makes us...
‘Happy Anniversary!’

‘Happy Anniversary!’

It is four years since we unveiled Andrew’s memorial to the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment in Halifax Town Centre. It was a spectacular occasion, one of Andrew’s proudest moments. Joyful pageantry and military precision created the perfect scenario to present this...
A Legacy of Learning – Online Course

A Legacy of Learning – Online Course

SCULPT A REALISTIC HUMAN FIGURE Online Course  A Legacy of Learning At the country’s leading centre for realist sculpture we are passionate about sharing the art of realistic human and animal sculpture. Andrew Sinclair MRSS SWAc has spent a lifetime developing the...
Species Exhibition

Species Exhibition

SPECIES An Exhibition of Sculpture by Alumni of The Sculpture School Monday 24th April – 1st May 2023, 10.00am – 4.00pm “The Sculpture School’s 2023 alumni show features the exceptional works of their most talented students” Admission FREE. Sculptures...
Taste of Sculpture (Foot) – 1 Day

Taste of Sculpture (Foot) – 1 Day

This fabulous one day sculpting experience will give you the opportunity to create a realistic foot in clay.  At the end of the session you will take away with you a wealth of knowledge and your own delightful work of art. The workshop starts at 9am to 5pm with all...
Taste of Sculpture (Hand) – 1 Day

Taste of Sculpture (Hand) – 1 Day

This fabulous one day sculpting experience will give you the opportunity to create a realistic hand in clay.  At the end of the session you will take away with you a wealth of knowledge and your own delightful work of art. The workshop starts at 9am to 5pm with all...
Taste of Sculpture – 1 Day

Taste of Sculpture – 1 Day

This fabulous one day sculpting experience will give you the opportunity to create some small features of the human face in clay.  At the end of the session you will take away with you a wealth of knowledge and your own delightful work of art. The workshop starts at...
Taste of Sculpture – 1 Day

Taste of Sculpture – 1 Day

This fabulous one day sculpting experience will give you the opportunity to create some small features of the human face in clay.  At the end of the session you will take away with you a wealth of knowledge and your own delightful work of art. The workshop starts at...
The Ukrainian Culture Warriors Tearing Russian Statues Down

The Ukrainian Culture Warriors Tearing Russian Statues Down

Andrew was recently invited to comment in The Telegraph on news that in Ukraine hundreds of sculptures and statues with links to Russian history are being removed: “The Ukrainian culture warriors tearing Russian statues down” In the wake of Russia’s invasion, dozens...
Would You Subscribe to Our Video Podcast?

Would You Subscribe to Our Video Podcast?

We need your help. We are thinking of setting up a regular streamed video podcast straight from The Sculpture School. Does this sound like something you might be interested in? Then we would love it if you would take a moment to fill in our short questionnaire. Andrew...
The Anatomy of Realist Sculpture

The Anatomy of Realist Sculpture

Great realist sculpture begins with a true understanding of the human anatomy. Whilst painters might often work ‘from the eye’, sculptors need to understand how the figure works in the round: Not only what happens on the surface, but what is happening under the skin...
SWAc Exhibition 2022

SWAc Exhibition 2022

The South West Academy Open Exhibition 2022 Kennaway House, Sidmouth EX10 8NG Tuesday 1st – Saturday 12th November 10.30am – 4.30pm PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday 3rd November 6.30pm – 8.30pm   This year both Andrew and Diane will be exhibiting at The South West Academy...
Words Fail Me!

Words Fail Me!

The online world is full of reviews: Five stars for this; one rotten tomato for that. Sometimes it’s difficult to decide how genuine these reviews are. Which is why, when you get heart-felt feedback for the work you do it means so, so much. This is what one of the...
Fancy Becoming a Professional Realist Sculptor?

Fancy Becoming a Professional Realist Sculptor?

Welcome to The Sculpture School’s One Year Realist Sculpture Course Hidden amongst the rolling hills of the beautiful Devon countryside is a sculptor’s studio and school delivering something truly unique – the ONLY course that takes budding sculptors from amateur...
Masters At Work

Masters At Work

We were delighted to welcome International Executive Pastry Chef Consultant, Martin Chiffers and Executive Pastry Chef, Michael Kwan from The Dorchester Hotel London to the studio last week. Both are multiple award-winning masters in their field and, as part of The UK...
In Honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II

In Honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II

A number of years ago Andrew Sinclair MRSS SWAc was asked by Ascot Racecourse to create a bas-relief sculpture of HM Queen Elizabeth II, along with those of all the monarchs who have reigned since the racecourse was founded. Following her death, the bas relief will...
Taste of Sculpture

Taste of Sculpture

This fabulous one day sculpting experience will give you the opportunity to create some small features of the human face in clay.  At the end of the session you will take away with you a wealth of knowledge and your own delightful work of art. The workshop starts at...
Award-Winning Sculptures

Award-Winning Sculptures

We are proud to announce that Andrew has recently been awarded ‘The Halifax Civic Trust Award’ for his stunning memorial sculpture commemorating The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment. This powerful and arresting sculpture was commissioned to commemorate over 300 years of...
Why Hands & Feet Are So Important

Why Hands & Feet Are So Important

Developing your sculptor’s skills can be a long, but incredibly rewarding, journey. One of the most important techniques to develop is the replication of those features that make a human figure appear truly realistic. Hands and feet, in particular, have been a...
Celebrating 8 Years in Glorious Devon

Celebrating 8 Years in Glorious Devon

We can’t quite believe it is 8 years this week since we re-located our studio and sculpture school to beautiful Devon. We are so grateful to have found our little bit of Devon heaven. We arrived to a stable containing goats and grounds of 3 paddocks! Work...