This hands-on course introduces students to the basics of sculpture and various aspects of creating three dimensional work through a variety of materials. Three dimensional and bass relief sculpture techniques will be demonstrated and practised with clay, plasticine and wax.
Mila graduated from Monash University with a BA in Fine Arts, majoring in sculpture, in 1992. With a strong interest in costume and fashion, she became involved in theatre as a costume designer and maker. Mila has worked extensively with a variety of different companies and collaborators in the performing arts. In 2006, Mila began a career in the visual arts and completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Arts, followed by a Masters of Visual Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts .
Since then she has exhibited in various group and solo shows. Throughout this time Mila has been working at the CAE both in their accredited and short courses. 2011 saw her her take on a full time teaching position in the Certificate III in Visual Arts & Crafts and the Diploma of Visual Arts and Crafts , where she taught drawing and sculpture.
Students will need to bring to class photographic images of the subject they have chosen to sculpt. Portraits can also be chosen, or you can just use your imagination. The size of the work will be limited to twenty centimetres in all directions.