Course for Sculpture at Gray's School of Art, 1921-1922
End Date: 1921
Type: Art school course
Description: Focus for this year's Diploma Course was made chiefly with the view to providing apprentices and journeymen belonging to the granite industry with facilities for 'acquiring such a knowledge of and skill in Drawing, Modelling, Lettering, and Design' which would benefit them in employment within the industry. 'In the re-organisation now carried into practice, the dept of Sculpture is associated with the dept of Architecture, in the technical school with the granite industry.'
Specialised study in final year included:
The application of human and animal forms to architectural decoration and crafts.
The study of methods regarding materials - bronze, freestone, marbel, granite, wood, etc. carving.
Use of pointing instrument.
Moulding and casting in plaster.
Organizing Institution or Venue
Course offered by Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen
Citing this record
'Course for Sculpture at Gray\'s School of Art, 1921-1922', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/event.php?id=msib6_1245157951, accessed 30 Apr 2017]