“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

The Sculpture School

North Tawton


The Sculpture School is recognised as Britain’s leading centre for mastering the art of contemporary realist figurative sculpture and offers a​ unique opportunity to learn from one of the world’s top figurative sculptors.

Our studio is situated in the idyllic county of Devon within easy reach of the spectacular scenery of Dartmoor National Park and the fabulous North Devon coast.

Our courses, led by world-renowned sculptor Andrew Sinclair MRSS SWAc, offer an inspiring insight into the methods and tools needed to create breathtakingly realistic figures and animals. Using methodology devised by Andrew, you will develop the skills to create stunning works of art. Whether you are a novice or professional we will help unleash your talent and take your skills to the next level

Founded in 2010, The Sculpture School’s reputation for teaching attracts students from all over the world. 90% of our students are so inspired and excited by our courses they come back for more.

Andrew Sinclair is a multi-award winning sculptor, whose work is displayed in organisations and houses throughout the globe. A passionate sculptor who will work with you to fully develop your inherent artistic capability.

Using a highly student centred and fresh approach, our courses are designed to suit everyone whether you’re a beginner, experienced, or a professional. A unique opportunity to be taught by a working sculptor who welcomes visitors to his workshop and studio to share his skills and knowledge with the ultimate desire to inspire the next generation. At the end of the workshop, students leave with their clay sculpture which they can continue working on or arrange to have moulded & cast.

Opening times

Courses run throughout the year, visit the Sculpture School website for information on when courses and workshops are running.


Prices for classes and courses vary – contact The Sculpture School or visit their website for more information.

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Disabled Access

Guide Dogs permitted

Toilets for Disabled Visitors

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