Sculpting Figures in Clay

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Experience sculpting the human form, from life in the tradition of Rodin and Michelangelo. In this 3 hour intro class you will learn the basic traditional techniques for sculpting the human form while working from a live nude model.

Dabblers will learn basic observational skills and figure sculpture techniques, as well as some anatomy. The history and use of tools will also be covered. Although the skills covered take a life time to master, enough can be acquired in this class to allow student to continue learning on their own.

What to Bring

25 lbs bag of smooth red terracotta

Minimum age

All ages welcome

What's Provided

sculpture stands and live model

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Vincent has been a figure sculptor and instructor for over 20 years. He has worked as an instructor at the Evanston art Center and the Fire Arts Center in foundry, figure sculpture, metals and furniture design.

He received his MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago and BFA from Tyler School of Art. He received the Polochak Figure Sculpture Award in 1987 for his work. He also has experience as a army medic, survival training expert and martial arts instructor.

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