Sculpting the Portrait

Instructor: Lesa Cook
Description: THIS CLASS IS NOW CLOSED. Learn to sculpt a portrait in ceramic clay! Each student will complete one portrait bust and prepare it for bisque firing during this 6-week class. Students will work from a live model to learn anatomy of the head, how to judge proportions, and capture gesture and expression. The class will include demonstrations, presentations, and individual instruction. Topics include proper use of tools, the properties of clay, preparation for firing, and finishing details. Examples of how to repair, finish, and mount a fired piece will also be discussed. Tuition includes model fee, supplies, and firing. No class May 14.
Dates: April 23-June 4
Day: Sundays
Time: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Number of Sessions: 6
Age: 14 and older
Cost: $290 ($265 member)