SCULPTURE

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Contemporary Techniques in Papier Mache (400)

Gayle Reyes, Multi-Purpose Classroom
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$180/Members: $160

Students will be introduced to the limitless possibilities of papier mache . Experiment with creating forms, vessels and containers using accessible, repurposed and imaginative mediums. A variety of surface treatments will be explored.

Beginning Carving (402)

Pat Chandler, Studio 1
Friday, April 17 - May 22
10 am -12:30 pm/6weeks
$180/Members: $160

Students will learn the fundamental techniques of reductive sculpture. Learn the fundamentals of tools, materials and basic carving techniques. Students will learn the basic shaping of materials with hand tools completing a simple relief in cast plaster and simple geometric forms in soapstone and wood.

Mixed Media Sculpture (404)

Jose Velarde-Chan, Studio 1
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
1:15 - 3:45 pm/6 weeks
$180/Members: $160

This class will be an exploration of techniques and new ways to see, use and interpret found objects. The course is designed to give students a variety of art-making experiences. Draw inspiration from our materials, processes and the contemporary/postmodern world.

Welded Metal Sculpture/Independent Study (406)

Eric Pott, Studio 1
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$180/Members: $160


Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required.

This class is for the self-directed student who wants to expand their skill sets and enhance their abilities in metal sculpture. Students must be familiar with the safe use and operation of the equipment in the studio. Students will provide their own approved material. Problem solving and techniques will be the focus of the class.

Myth and Mask Making (401)

Brent Harris, Studio 1
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
6:30 - 9 pm/6weeks
$180/Members: $160

Explore the meaning behind the mask. Use concepts of the shadow, archetypes and myth as a template to create uniquely personal masks. Learn silicone body-casting techniques and life cast in hydro stone, resins, and clay. Students are also encouraged to sculpt or carve from whatever materials suit their process.

Beginning Relief Sculpture (403)

Pat Chandler, Studio1
Friday, April 17 - May 22
2 - 4:30 pm/6 weeks
$180/Members: $160

Prerequisite: Drawing or instructor approval
Students will learn the basic techniques of design and sculpting relief forms. The class will include low and high relief sculpting techniques, mold-making and casting. Students will sculpt forms from oil-based clay using traditional tools and techniques. Create a plaster and rubber mold to cast the sculptures in plaster.

Knife Making (405)

Gabriel Paavola
Saturdays, April 18 - May 23
1 - 3:30 pm/6weeks
$180/Members: $160

This course introduces students to knife making through an immersive experience of making a custom kitchen knife. It is designed for beginners who want to get a hands-on introduction to metal working and knife making, and take home a beautiful product. Materials provided with additional available for purchase.

Bronze Foundry 1 (407)

Mike Pixley, Studio 1
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$190/Members: $170

Explore the ancient art of bronze casting. In the spring portion of this two-part class, learn foundry skills related to the lost wax process of bronze casting. Create work directly in wax, and proceed through the ceramic shell process in preparation for the summer pour. 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.