Sculpture from the landscape using found and natural materials

Explore the opportunities for creativity that are abundant in the natural environment. Use found natural materials to create ephemeral sculptural work. Learn to be present in the place and work playfully only using materials that are fallen. How to document your work, either through photography, drawing or video is an integral part of this course.

Ability: Suitable for all
The minimum time required to watch and respond to the video content and complete the tasks is 6 hours. The tutor also recommends how you can develop your work further so that you can continue to use the skills acquired on this course for future projects. Six months of online access to all of the course content.
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The best part of this course was finding that I could follow instructions online to produce a small sculpture, something I’ve always wanted to try.
Brian, October 2022


Dan Lobb

Dan Lobb studied Fine Art Sculpture at Winchester School of Art and has an MA in garden design and landscape architecture. He has been teaching 3D Art and Design for 20 years, primarily at the Arts University in Bournemouth, is an RHS show garden judge and a member of and adjudicator for, the Society of Garden Designers.
Dan's work bridges art and design, primarily focussed on working with the place/genius loci. Dan was commissioned to create a site-specific interactive sculpture using natural materials ‘Skyfish’ at West Dean Arts And Crafts festival 2019.

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