Week-end class initiation:
Direct plaster on armature

Plaster… A whole world of creation !

Plaster has been widely used throughout the fine arts. The material offers multiple plastic possibilities. In sculpture it may be assembled, cut, carved, stamped, patined. It may be used as is, as a final work, molded, or directly sculpted on an armature.

  • Saturday and Sunday 10AM-1PM and 2PM -7PM
  • 6 persons maximum per session
  • Individual technical guidance
  • Personal technical class resume sent by internet
  • Price : 400 euros*

* Food and lodging are not provided


The workshop offers you to discover all the uses possible of the material, with reference to your personal project.

  • Creating the base, the armature and volume in 3 dimensions. 
  • Initiation and improvement to plaster handling skills, (using materials and tools).
  • Correcting and finishing.

Week-end classes dates for 2022 :

  • 29th and 30th of january
  • 19th and 20th February
  • 26th and 27th of march
  • 23rd and 24th of april
  • 28th and 29th of may
  • 18th and 19th of june


Season 2021 – 2022

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    Atelier de sculpture Brigitte Brandeau

    71 rue Maubeuge
    75010 Paris – France

    Telephone : +33/(0) 681 95 16 97


    The armature :  galvanized wire or threaded shaft if necessary.
    Armature attachment to the plaster base.
    The plaster bandage : gauze bandage impregnated with plaster of Paris.
    The tow : raw linen fiber.
    The plaster : a hard white substance made by the addition of water to powdered and partly dehydrated gypsum.
    Covering the armature with plaster bandage or tow dipped in plaster.
    Plaster mix : mixing together water and plaster.
    Sculpting plaster on armatures with different sizes of brushes or spatulas.
    Corrections and finishes with rifflers, rasps and plaster knives…