Sculpting the Portrait

Instructor: Lesa Cook
Description: Sculpt a portrait in ceramic clay! You will complete one portrait bust and prepare it for bisque firing. You will work from a live model to study anatomy of the head, and how to judge proportions and capture gesture and expression. The class will include demonstrations, presentations, and individual instruction. Topics include proper use of tools, properties of clay, preparation for firing, and finishing details. Examples of how to repair, finish, and mount a fired piece also will be discussed. Tuition includes model fee, supplies, and firing.
Dates: July 9-August 13
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Number of Sessions: 6
Age: 15 and older
Cost: $290 ($265 member)