Sculpture

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Calendar 2017 - 2018

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Wood Carving

Carlos Mendoza

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, May 9, 16 and 23, 2019
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

This workshop will introduce students to the history of wood carving and its use in contemporary sculpture. The techniques used to shape the wood will be examined, the practical aspects of using and sharpening the tools, selecting the size, volume and type of wood to carve, as well as finishing of the surface of the artwork. Students will have a completed project at the conclusion of the workshop. Wood is included.

$350

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Sculpture: Portrait

Ben Dierckx

Mondays
4pm - 7pm

In this course, you will learn how to do a realistic human head from start to finish, exploring the anatomy of the face in-depth, proportions, features, and expressions. You’ll learn the principles of building armatures and handling clay. All work in clay from the life model. All levels of experience are welcomed.


$300

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Sculpture: Principles and Basic Techniques

Ingo Appel

Tuesdays & Wednesdays
9:30am - 12:30pm

In this course, students will gain extensive knowledge and familiarity with the technical aspects and methodology of sculpture. All media and processes will be considered, including wood, clay, metal, plaster, and more. Individual needs will be considered and addressed to find the necessary personal solution.


$550

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Working with Paper

Kathryn Cameron

Mondays
9:30am - 12:30pm
or
Mondays
9:30am - 4pm

This course offers two sections:
-Morning with lecture and studio practice
-Afternoon studio practice

Learn about the alternative methods of making works with paper.  A variety of techniques and materials will be explored including the different types of paper available, unusual fibers, adhesives, pigments, and dyes.  In addition to working studio time, weekly presentations including historical context, techniques in papermaking, mold-making, and casting, and introductions to other artists working in this medium will be offered.  The course will be focused on work in both the two and three-dimensional form, the exploration of a variety of scales and the combination of paper with other materials. All levels of experience are welcomed.

Morning Only $300
or
Full Day $550

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Sculpture: The Human Form

Ingo Appel

Tuesdays
4:30pm - 7:30pm

Using a live model as an inspiration, interpret the human form according to your own sensibilities. While working primarily in clay, other mediums such as wax, wood, metal, and plaster will be introduced. The work will focus on creating a three-dimensional form, whether full figure, fragments, or bas-relief. Open to all levels.


$300

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Sculpture: Unconventional Materials

Nadia Martinez

Thursdays
1pm - 4pm

This course offers two sections:
-Early afternoon with instructor and studio practice
-Afternoon studio practice

Visualize and produce sculptures of different scales using a mix of unconventional and unusual materials. You’ll focus on design principles, repetition, contrast, rhythm, balance, and movement to create sculpture and/ or installations. Students are welcome to work with any kind of materials – whether new or old, purchased, recycled, or found. The instructor will be present 1-4pm.


$300

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Terracotta

WeiXian Jiang

Saturdays
10am - 4pm

Learn the basic traditional technique of terracotta sculpture, including clay-work skills, modeling, and handling the process of the clay from wet to dry then baked in a kiln. Through demonstration and individual instruction, you will learn to make a complete sculpture in terracotta. Sculpture in a variety of styles will be encouraged. Open to all levels.


$550

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Introduction Workshop to 3D Modeling with ZBRUSH

Ben Dierckx

3 Saturdays, May 4, 11& 18, 2019
1 - 4 pm

In this workshop, you will learn the 3D sculpting techniques in ZBrush, a software program designed by and specifically for artists. ZBrush specializes in free form, the organic process of sculpting, as opposed to a more industrial approach. A wide array of sculpting tools and processes are available for intuitive modeling. 

We will experience the fundamentals of modeling with specific tools and learn about the possibilities in digital space. These new ways of creating forms will provide you a sense of freedom and playfulness using ZBrush and will allow you to improvise once you have mastered the techniques.

You will learn:

The ZBrush interface 
Brushes and strokes
Masking
Subdivision and dynamesh
Materials and colors
Preparation for 3D printing

$325

ENROLL

Basic computer skills required*

 
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Advanced Studio

Borinquen Gallo

Tuesdays - Wednesdays
1pm - 4pm (Fall 2019)

In this intensive, transformative learning experience for artists ready to work at the professional level, we will explore a variety of new media. Lectures, conceptual study, and studio activity will encompass painting, drawing, sculpture, and installation, as well as photography and video. You’ll be encouraged to use any technique and embark on your own individual projects. The instructor will be present one day of the week.


$550

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