Portrait sculpting is a special topic in pottery making. The unique characteristic as well as the high diversity and malleability of clay allow portrait sculpting to become an easy task to accomplish.
The course enables students to learn and understand the basic hand-building techniques of clay and the key to ceramic portrait sculpting. Students are able to create unique and interesting features for their own portraiture works. Tutor will guide the students through the creation process, from planning, to sculpting, surface treatments and the final finishing of their works.
Louis Lo practiced ceramic sculpting back in 1973 with Shiwan ceramic artist Mr. Ho Ping-chung and has been focusing in human figure sculpting since then. In 2006, he went to New York and explore the possibility of glass as an alternative medium in sculpting. During the following three years, he learned and practiced glass casting techniques in two renowned glass studios in New York – Urban Glass and The Studio of Corning Museum of Glass. With an objective to understand the relationship between traditional arts and contemporary arts, Louis returned to Hong Kong in 2010 and completed the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) programme (major in ceramics) offered jointly by Hong Kong Art School and RMIT University Australia. After which, he has been working as a full-time sculptor as well as a ceramics and glass artist. Louis set up his own art studio in 2013. After moving his studio to JCCAC in 2015, he began offering regular sculpting classes specifically in human sculpting. Louis’ recent works reflect the phenomenon of people in modern world.
05/08 – 14/10/2019 (MON) Holiday 7/10/2019
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Cantonese & English