Intro to Sculpture (405)

Chad Bagge, Studio 1
Thursdays, June 7 - July 26
6:30 - 9 pm/ 8 weeks
$190, Members $170

Explore 3-D design in this mixed media course. Make new work by transforming old and new ideas into lasting sculptural art. Examine basic principles of sculpture and concepts of 3-D design to inform your process of creation. We will discuss past and present artists, while working in ceramics, metal, wood, plaster and found objects.

Bronze Foundry 2: The Pour (407)

Mike Pixley, Studio1
Wednesdays, June 6 - August 1
6:30 - 9 p.m./ 8 weeks
$190, Members $ 170

Explore the ancient art of bronze casting. In the summer portion of this two-part class, students will directly participate in the bronze pour of the pieces begun in the spring and learn to clean up, chase and patina their bronze pieces. This is an excellent class for anyone who has ever been curious about bronze as a medium and wants to push their art to the next level.

Welded Sculpture from Found Objects (406)

Paul Nimz, Studio 1
Tuesdays, June 5 - July 24
6:30 - 9 p.m./ 8 weeks
$190 Members $170

In this class we will be introducing students to the equipment and processes for manipulating and joining steel for sculptural applications. We will learn to cut, bend, weld, and surface to begin realizing our creative visions in steel. No prior experience is necessary. Some metals will be supplied; students may need to purchase or collect additional steel. Students should bring leather gloves, wear long pants, close toed shoes and bring a long sleeve shirt to the first class.