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3D Modelmaking - Concept to Construction

Arts University Bournemouth

3 months
449 GBP/full
449 GBP/full
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This new extended 15-week 3D Modelmaking - Concept to Construction course from Arts University Bournemouth will provide you with valuable and specialist insight into the world of professional modelmaking. You will discover the processes, materials and techniques used to create amazing models, landscapes and sculptures.


The 3D Modelmaking - Concept to Construction course from Arts University Bournemouth encourages complete beginners or those with some previous experience to develop a broad-based set of essential skills, giving you the opportunity to develop a number of personal projects supported by a team of dedicated, knowledgeable and friendly industry professionals.

Taught by specialist tutors, Takara Dancy and David Speare, students will explore the world of professional modelmaking starting from basic architecture models, sculpting, moulding and casting, dioramas, etc. During the course students will have the time and opportunity to create a different model each week or continue with larger, more ambitious projects, using newfound essential and key industry skills.

You will have the chance to experiment and work with a variety of standard and specialist materials used in the construction of models and be encouraged to use resins, silicones, plastics and polymer clays. The Course tutors will guide you through set exercises each week, alongside demonstrations and presentations of prepared examples from sculpting, sets, architectural models, moulding figures to miniature landscapes. You will be challenged to produce professional models working in a rewarding, fun and vibrant environment.

Programme Overview

This course is ideal for those who are considering working within the specialist field of modelmaking as a career choice and for those looking to study this subject, who may choose to apply to AUB’s BA (Hons) Modelmaking course.


  • To provide an introduction to the wide and varied practice of Modelmaking
  • To provide an insight into the many different aspects and specialist techniques of commercial Modelmaking
  • The opportunity to create your own models and develop your skills and practice in the demonstrated methods
  • To support understanding of the different areas of Modelmaking, providing each student with the opportunity to make and evidence new skills and techniques acquired

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sculpting
  • Mould making
  • Casting
  • Architectural Modelmaking
  • Scale Landscapes
  • Hard and Soft-edged models
  • Personal projects

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Places on our Short Courses are limited so we advise that you enrol as soon as possible to secure a place. 




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed for those new to the world of Modelmaking or those who want to refresh and hone their skills.
  • Basic materials will be provided for this course however; you may need to purchase larger quantities of specialist materials depending on the scale of the models produced.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    449 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 449 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    449 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 449 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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