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The fundamental issues in sculpture, such as material, process, context, form, scale, structure, and space will be introduced; combined with the elements and principles of design within the context of sculpture.
A significant component will be the variety of materials that might be used - clay, wood, metal, and plaster, as well as the review of supplemental materials, including images, videos, and readings.
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New York School of the Arts is a school that has been created to fulfill the expectation of the transformed contemporary art world. It is based on the heritage of the traditional discipline and at the same time an exploration of the new media. In the modern context of New York City, we use a strong...
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Basic and advanced techniques of direct stone carving - initial roughing out, developing a form, final finishing and polishing are presented. There is a choice of softer stone or marble. Hand and pneumatic tools are both covered. Participants should end the course with the basic knowledge necessary to work on their own. Instruction is individually...
Tuesday Apr 7th, 5:30pm - 8pm(4 sessions)
This three-part digital course broadcast from Rebecca Manson's studio will help students at any level build their understanding of clay as a material and in culture. While the studio is at the core of ceramic practice, taking time to learn about clay outside of the studio is essential to any artist's growth — this is an opportunity to engage née...
Wednesday Apr 8th, 3pm - 4pm(3 sessions)
This class is for people who want to learn about body casting. We will demonstrate three different types of molds. An important step in successful mold making is being familiar with mold making materials available to you. The more you know about the materials and their characteristics, more likely the better your mold will be. Another important step...
Thursday Apr 16th, 5:30pm - 7:45pm
Learn many aspects of patination in this lecture and demonstration that will cover putting the finishing touches on all types of 3 dimensional works. Highlighting Sculpt Nouveau's metal coating system, this lecture will show a wide sampling of the endless finishes that can be produced. The proper preparation of almost any type...
Saturday Apr 18th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Highly acclaimed sculptor, Ailene Fields, will be demonstrating and teaching the fine art of stone carving and finishing. Basics of stone carving - initial roughing out, developing a form, final finishing and polishing are presented during the course. There is a choice of softer stone or marble. tools, sharpening and maintenance are all covered. ...
Wednesday May 6th, 1pm - 3pm(4 sessions)
Écorché sculpture workshop is strong method to master and to commit the complex forms of the human figure to memory. This course will focus on better understanding the skull and muscles of the face, as well as it's various facial features. Students will use oil-based clay on an armature to build a life size anatomical sculpture of...
Sunday Apr 26th, 5pm - 8pm(4 sessions)
This class is not for people who make molds; this is a class for people who want to know how to make molds. Our Resin-Rubber Overview is geared toward new-comers to mold making who want to know about the materials available and the basics of how to use them. This class is designed for the beginner mold maker. An important step in successful mold making...
Thursday May 7th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
The focus of this class will be on creativity and experimentation in sandcasting, with an emphasis on process. This weekend workshop will begin with the basic techniques of hotcasting, but will quickly evolve into nontraditional and experimental processes. Students are highly encouraged to bring cameras or take video as often the documentation...
Saturday May 2nd, 10am - 3pm(2 sessions)
We've all had good and bad application days! In this class we will go over the techniques of applying encapsulated silicone prosthetics, how to identify problems and most importantly how to fix them! We will Demo a 2-part application. One half of the Prosthetic will be applied with everything going great and we will cover the “Do’s”. ...
Saturday May 9th, 11am - 5pm
In this class students will provide a model to be molded. If you do not want to bring your own model we will provide you with one. Models that exceed a certain size and complexity may require an additional fee. Silicone rubber and plaster of Paris will be included in the $575 charge. The class will last two days and cover several different mold...
Friday May 15th, 6pm - 8pm(3 sessions)
This workshop will explore how glass lamination can enrich one's artistic palette and expand technical vocabulary, layering sheets of glass, inclusions, and adhesive for dynamic effects. Students will learn how to design for a particular desired outcome and to use transparency, translucency/opacity, and textural variety of glass as a palette. Blocking,...
Saturday May 30th, 10am - 5pm(2 sessions)
The workshop is a hand building course using slabs of porcelain to build functional tableware, mainly tumblers, or cups, perfect for coffee, tea or any other beverage. In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface of the mugs and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray, and pink. Workshop participants will make at least...
Saturday May 30th, 3pm - 6pm
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