Figures Alive
with Yvette Ten-Bohmer
Starts 30th Apr '23
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$270.00 4 Classes      

Starts 30th Apr '23

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$270.00 4 Classes      
Join figurative artist, Yvette Ten-Bohmer, in this 4 week course working with the human form to create a detailed clay sculpture using an armature.

Course outline:
Week 1 - Life drawing with a professional unclothed model. The drawing focus will be on capturing life forces and strong compositional studies. Drawings from this class will form the basis of your final sculpture.
Week 2 - You will learn how to construct your base and armature with wire.
Week 3 and 4 - You will create your form using a variety of sculpting techniques. If you finish your sculpture you may also create a painting inspired by your figure.
Come along, bring a friend and meet new people in this unique opportunity to work with the human form in clay igniting your imagination and creativity with this hands-on experience.


About Yvette Ten-Bohmer
About Yvette Ten-Bohmer
Growing up in Newcastle, Yvette completed an Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts at Newcastle Art School. Yvette found this course to be just the beginning of her life passion in exploring creative expression through the study of the human form. Yvette went on to study a BA Fine Arts at the National Art School, Sydney. Upon completing her studies Yvette has continued to work as an artist, exhibiting regularly in Sydney and Melbourne and also working as a teacher, inspiring students to seek their own creative expression. In 2011 Yvette won the prestigious John Olsen Prize for Life Drawing.

Workshop Schedule


This is a 4 week series on Sunday afternoons from 3-5.30pm.
What you get:
Professional life model for first class Airdrying clay, board and wire for armature
Paper and pencil and charcoal for sketches
What to bring:
A set of long nose pliers and A4 visual arts diary
About Yvette Ten-Bohmer
About Yvette Ten-Bohmer
Growing up in Newcastle, Yvette completed an Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts at Newcastle Art School. Yvette found this course to be just the beginning of her life passion in exploring creative expression through the study of the human form. Yvette went on to study a BA Fine Arts at the National Art School, Sydney. Upon completing her studies Yvette has continued to work as an artist, exhibiting regularly in Sydney and Melbourne and also working as a teacher, inspiring students to seek their own creative expression. In 2011 Yvette won the prestigious John Olsen Prize for Life Drawing.
About Yvette Ten-Bohmer
Growing up in Newcastle, Yvette completed an Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts at Newcastle Art School. Yvette found this course to be just the beginning of her life passion in exploring creative expression through the study of the human form. Yvette went on to study a BA Fine Arts at the National Art School, Sydney. Upon completing her studies Yvette has continued to work as an artist, exhibiting regularly in Sydney and Melbourne and also working as a teacher, inspiring students to seek their own creative expression. In 2011 Yvette won the prestigious John Olsen Prize for Life Drawing.
  • Week 2 - Quick clay sketches
  • Week 3 - Armature sculpture taking shape
  • Week 1 - Drawing with Life model
  • Week 4 - finishing sculpture and painting sketches
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