Sculpture

Monumental Sculptures

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December 9 @ 5:33 pm

This class will focus on Handbuilding with an emphasis on coil building and surface decoration. The students will explore building on a larger “monumental” scale, and develop their own visual narratives in clay. Each student will learn how to embellish the surface of their sculptures with colored slips, underglazes, sgraffito,…

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Tradition in Wood: Carving a 19th century Style Shorebird Decoy

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December 9 @ 5:33 pm

Using hand tools and traditional construction methods students will carve and paint a “contemporary antique” shorebird. Students will gain an appreciation for the artistry and elegance that may be found in these functional tools of the hunt. Level of student: no prior carving experience necessary.

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Sculpting the Human Figure

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December 9 @ 5:33 pm

Students will cover the basic anatomy of the head, body, and anatomical proportions. We will cover issues related to the design and mounting of the sculpture. We will also study different ways of modeling the individual parts such as the hands and feet nose, lips, ears, and eyes. Certain surface…

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Sculpting the Human Head

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December 9 @ 5:33 pm

This class will cover anatomical proportions and basic anatomy of the head to complete two pieces, an écorché of the human head and neck and a nuanced portrait of a live model. We will use the planes of the face to obtain a general likeness and then move forward with…

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