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Portrait Sculpting in Clay: The Male Head

at The Compleat Sculptor - Chelsea 110 West 19th Street Lower Level, New York, New York 10011

Working directly from the life model and using a step by step classical approach students will learn how to sculpt a realistic portrait in water-based clay. Starting from using a suitable armature structure, then blocking in the basic form, to finally modeling more detailed features. This course is suitable for all levels and will accommodate beginners...

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$895

5 sessions

Sculpt Nouveau Patina Demonstration

at The Compleat Sculptor - Chelsea 110 West 19th Street Lower Level, New York, New York 10011

Come Join us for an amazing demonstration by Sculpt Nouveau... Tons of tips and tricks, light snacks as well as some free product! Seminar Schedule – 2 hour demonstration        Introduction and Basic Safety – 15 minutes      Surface Prep – 10 minutes        Traditional Patinas...

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$35

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Brain Melt

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene 647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Join us to investigate creativity and experimentation in hot casting with an emphasis on process. Cameras and video are highly encouraged as sometimes the documentation will be more interesting than the product! Class will begin with the basic techniques of hot casting and quickly evolve into the nontraditional and experimental. Alternative materials...

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$300

The Art of Portrait Sculpture (from live model)

at The Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art - Sunset Park 117 57th St 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11220

The Art of Portrait Sculpture “In the footsteps of the Masters” This intimate workshop will introduce you to the art of portrait sculpture. During the four sessions we will complete a portrait bust in  (oil based) plasteline clay while learning how to work from a live model as well as with picture references of the same model. The students...

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$400

4 sessions

Whimsical Sculpture

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Students will be assisted to create a figurative bust of a female or male sculpture. First a basic and simplified base will be assembled using plaster molds and slabs of clay draped over the molds. Exaggerated features will be added to face and half body to create whimsical sculptures. This is a fun class and is open to all skill levels.

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$528

11 sessions

Studio Time with a Live Model

at The Compleat Sculptor - SoHo 90 Vandam St, New York, New York 10013

What Typically Happens at a Life Modeling Session? Live model sessions will explore unique possibilities of the ‘quick sketch’; occasionally poses for 2-weekends, or with multiple models will be offered.  

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$25

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Ceramics and Clay Sculpting: The Art of Ceramics

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus 117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Understanding ceramics begins with an understanding of the clay you’re working with. In this class, Danielle will introduce the basic techniques for working with clay. How to build unique forms and objects by coil building, pinching, and slab construction. This class is directed by the objects each student chooses to create. Danielle will guide...

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$165

2 sessions

Life Casting – Molding the Head

at The Compleat Sculptor - Chelsea 110 West 19th Street Lower Level, New York, New York 10011

Every great prosthetic starts with a great Life cast. Learn the tips, techniques, and secrets to achieve a perfect Silicone life cast. We will also do an Alginate cast as a demo. Everyone will leave with a cast of themselves.   Topics to be covered: Types of silicone for Life casting Pros and cons of both Silicone and Alginate Additives...

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$275

Glass Fusion

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus 142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Create your own beautiful fused glass object while learning about design and the basics of kiln-forming. Choosing from a rainbow of colored glass, you will learn how to cut and fuse glass to make decorative art. No contact with direct heat or flames. Prerequisite:  No prior experience necessary. Q&A Q: What if I'm unable...

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$185

Introduction to Pâte De Verre

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene 647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Pâte de verre is created by firing fine glass frit and/or powder, usually mixed with a binding agent, against the surface of a high fire refractory mold. A literal translation from the French: “paste of glass.”  In this intensive weekend workshop, you will learn the basics of this ancient glass technique by creating a low relief, 3-dimensional...

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$560

2 sessions

Saturday Subjects: USG Gypsum & Plaster

at The Compleat Sculptor - Chelsea 110 West 19th Street Lower Level, New York, New York 10011

Topics Introduction Introduce the USG Rep. Give a brief overview of USG, and specifically Industrial Products.  Explain that questions are always allowed. Gypsum Pass around different gypsum rocks to class.  Talk about how gypsum is mined or quarried.  Briefly explain the process of gypsum from quarry to bagging Materials...

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$25

Figure Sculpture: Modeling from Life

at The Compleat Sculptor - Chelsea 110 West 19th Street Lower Level, New York, New York 10011

Welcome to Figure Sculpture! Beginners and masters alike!  This 4 week class will explore the fundamental techniques and traditions of figure sculpture working directly with the live model. Individualized instruction is tailored to  ability in a relaxed atmosphere Advanced and self-directed approaches are encouraged.   Emphasis...

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$395

4 sessions

Colored Clay Workshop

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Learn special techniques of coloring porcelain/stoneware mix clay guaranteed to bring out the alchemist in you! Using Mason stains and oxides, students will create secondary colors, fading colors, canes and patterns, millefiore, laminated blocks, Nerikomi designs, and appliqué surfaces.  This is a technique workshop to create a library of...

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$195

4 sessions

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Quick Sketch: Sculpting from Life & Practical Anatomy

at The Compleat Sculptor - SoHo 90 Vandam St, New York, New York 10013

This is a studio class offered as an exploration of the fundamental processes of figure sculpting in ceramic clay using the live model as part of the studio practice, taught by M.W. Ambroise. Students experiment with fabrication, tooling and perceptual techniques necessary to create figure-informed sculpture, as well as critical...

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$95

Ceramic Sculpture: Clay and the Object

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

This course provides students with a foundation in the ceramics process from a sculptural perspective. We explore the integration of ready made objects and mixed media into clay, questioning both sculpture and clay as vehicles for getting desired results. Handbuilding techniques are the focus of sculptural construction. Material problem solving leads...

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$235

8 sessions

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