Open Studio in Sculpture


Experience the opportunity to work on your own unique projects in the company of accomplished sculptor Ilona Herreiner during this open workshop. Receive personalised guidance and support as you bring your artistic visions to life.

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Are you ready to delve into the captivating realm of sculpting, where artistry intertwines with personal and psychological exploration? Open Studio in Sculpture, lead by Ilona Herreiner, welcomes individuals seeking to embark on a profound journey that melds creativity with introspection.

Ilona is a sculptor, creativity coach and art therapist with a vision to support students in creating their own unique work. Ilona has been a creative professional for almost three decades and after many years of focusing on art, international exhibitions, art fairs, and everything that’s involved with being a professional artist.

In this dynamic program, participants are invited to ponder the intricacies of their artistic drive and the narratives they wish to convey through their sculptures. Guided by a supportive environment, students have the time and space to experiment, investigate, and immerse themselves in the art of sculpting.

Program Highlights:

  1. Exploring the Why and What: Embrace the introspective aspect of art creation. Unearth the motivations and emotions that drive your passion for sculpting. Craft sculptures that encapsulate your unique stories and perspectives.
  2. Guidance and Technical Mastery: Benefit from professional supervision and personalized tutorials that provide expert insights into sculpting techniques. Elevate your craftsmanship as you receive one-on-one guidance tailored to your needs.
  3. Therapeutic Artistry: Immerse yourself in a variety of therapeutic approaches designed to infuse personal content into your sculptures. Discover links between art, emotion, and self-discovery through targeted therapies, fostering a deeper connection to your creative process.
  4. Freedom of Expression: Sculpt with freedom, knowing there are no limitations on style or approach. Create figurative marvels, abstract wonders, mixed media pieces, or any combination that resonates with your artistic vision. This open exploration nurtures growth in a well-structured setting.
  5. Community of Explorers: Connect with fellow artists engaged in similar artistic and self-exploratory journeys. Share insights, receive constructive feedback, and witness the power of communal inspiration as you unveil your sculptural creations.
  6. Suitable for All Levels: Whether you're new to sculpting or a seasoned artist, this program caters to all skill levels. It's particularly beneficial for those seeking to overcome creative blocks and reignite their artistic spark.

This program is perfect for students who want to relax into the joy and satisfaction of working in 3 dimension using clay, found objects, plaster, wood or welding materials.

Before confirming your booking, please read our terms and conditions thoroughly as we are unable to offer refunds, credits or transfers.

Wednesdays (6 week course)
10:00am – 3:00pm  | 14th August – 18th September 2024

Tutor: Ilona Herreiner
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Course Materials

The studio will supply the students with clay to commence their first project in week 1.

Materials not included in the cost of this course however are available for purchase at the studio. If you wish to purchase clay from us, please notify in advance to ensure adequate time for us to order this in.

Enrolled students receive a 10% discount on individual items sold at our studio.

Concession Rates

Concession prices are available for:

  • seniors card holders
  • carers card holders
  • health care card holders (pensioners and unemployed)

Please contact us via email if this applies to you to secure your enrolment.

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