MASTERCLASSES IN FIGURATIVE ART
Learn classical techniques from world-class sculptor, Amelia Rowcroft, through professionally produced video courses
Sculpting a portrait from research
Amelia demonstrates her method for researching and sculpting realistic portraits from photographs (not from a sitting). In this much-requested, course Amelia shares every step of her process: the equipment she uses, how to find the right photos, sizing and measuring from photos, and creating a gridded-up front-on and profile. This course will enable you to apply Amelia's method to your own subject. Launch discount code expires 30 April 2023.
Creating a likeness in clay
Amelia shares her method for creating a clay likeness from life or a photographic sitting with a model. The course will take you through the whole process of sculpting a portrait to a very high finish, with an emphasis on getting the anatomical structure correct at the beginning. Includes over 3 hours of video, comprehensive notes and extensive reference.
Sculpting a nude figure in clay
Amelia shares her method for sculpting a highly accurate nude standing figure, from photographic reference. The course will take you through the whole process of sculpting a figure with an emphasis on getting the anatomical structure correct at the beginning. This is essential to achieving a balanced, weighted standing figure. Amelia will show you how to use your understanding of anatomy to help decipher what you are seeing on the model.
Online video course in artistic anatomy
Amelia draws on her working knowledge of human anatomy to focus on what is genuinely useful for the figurative artist. She clearly shows the bone structure and muscle masses of each part of the body on diagrams, on a model skeleton and on a male and female life model. Includes over 3 hours of video, comprehensive notes and extensive reference photographs. Please note this course contains full nudity. This course is suitable for all figurative artists - sculpting, painting, drawing or digital.
Amelia has been working professionally as a figurative sculptor for 20 years. She creates fine art portraits and figurative sculptures. She has also worked commercially within the film industry and for the world’s leading wax figure museums. She studied at Central St Martins, Wimbledon School of Art and the Florence Academy. Amelia is passionate about teaching the classical techniques of portrait sculpture.