As a plaster piece we carved what ever each wanted, at least I do not recall there was any set theme. Teacher had already casted plaster into basic molds (just plastic containers) so we just started carving the pieces from those. I chose a round plaster mold and made two circling fish.
Then it was time to not cut myself but instead work wood with a knife. Assignment was ‘talven törröttäjät, which is a grass stemmed plant that sticks through snow. At least three sticks were to be crafted for the piece. I really had no vision what kind of sticks I will do, so I just
Second work in sculpting classes was to do a four legged creature out of chicken wire and paper mass. I left the legs bare intentionally so the wire was left visible. I am planning to do for the long legged fellow some kind of antlers instead of the current.. sticks. Since I made quite simple
We made a head out of clay in the first weekend of the course (sculpting (plastinen sommittelu). I decided to leave out some wholes and cuts where light can shine through and also left the head open so I can place a plant there. (it died already) I had a bit of trouble sculpting the
Not going in too much detail here text-wise. We had an assignment first to gaze into the mirror and draw yourself, investigating form of the face. We also did a then one final piece, the self portrait; observations of yourself and mind. I did my practices in pencil during lecture and then the final piece