Sculpting the Human Figure with Lesa Cook

Instructor: Lesa Cook
Description: Develop a deeper understanding of anatomy, gesture, form, and proportion from direct observation of the human figure. Students will complete two figure sculptures, without the use of an internal armature, while learning about the properties of clay, proper use of tools, and preparation for kiln firing. Class includes demos, presentations, and examples from art history as well as plenty of individual instruction. Sculptures completed in class will be fired at the Delaplaine for pick up at a later date. Students under age 18 must provide written permission to work from a nude model. Open to all levels. Tuition includes models fees, clay, and firing. STUDENTS SHOULD BRING: any clay carving tools you may already have (double wire-end modeling tool no. 204 is recommended; newspapers, 2 large trash bags, plastic wrap, masking tape, an old toothbrush, and a roll of paper towels.
Dates: July 9-July 30
Day: Sundays
Time: 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Number of Sessions: 4
Age: 15 and up
Cost: $240 ($215 member)