From 9:00am14th Sep
SWELL Fringe – Sculptural Masterclass with Phillip Piperides
The art of sculpting a torso.
This masterclass invites art lovers and sculpture enthusiasts of all levels to immerse in a full day of creative exploration. Students will transform a block of clay into a beautiful torso, reflecting the life model with Phillip’s master craftsman guidance.
This SWELL Masterclass will be held in Cloud 9 at Dust Temple in Currumbin. Everyone will take home with them a sculpted clay bodice that can be fired or cast in bronze at a later date if desired.
Phillip Piperides is renowned in Australia and internationally as a leading craftsman with extensive experience in modeling, casting and finishing. With over 30 years of experience, his wisdom is invaluable. Within his own foundry, Phillip meticulously controls every step of the process of bronze sculpture making. His virtuosity at modeling and his innovative patinas, through remarkable variations, convey the voluptuous richness of the human body.
Each participant will take home a sculpted clay bodice that can be fired or cast in bronze at a later date if desired.