“ 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

The Sculpture School is based at Burnswood Studios in North Tawton, just off the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, and within easy reach of the North Devon coast.

The 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. 

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.

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

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 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.

Courses include

  • Taste of Sculpture
  • Figurative Sculpture
  • Animal Sculpture
  • Moulding & Casting
  • Bronze Casting

The Sculpture School provides bespoke materials and resources for each workshop. Everything you need for your sculpture workshop is available for the duration of your study with us.

For more information, please see thesculptureschool.co.uk