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Direct plaster on armature :
Week-end class initiation

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 : 420 euros* (material included)

* Food and lodging are not provided

The teaching for plaster sculpture

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 2023 – 2024 :

  • 21st and 22nd of october – 25th and 26th of november  2023
  • 27th and 28th of january – 24th and 25th of February – 30st and 31st of march
  • 27th and 8th of april  – 18th and 19th of may –  22nd and 23rd of june 2024


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

    Detailed program for plaster initiation

    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…