Borinquen Gallo, Stitched Bridge, 2011, detail

Sculpture.


Terracotta Sculpture Workshop

Expand the potential of clay beyond pots and vases, and morph your very own creation pushing the boundaries of traditional techniques and informed by contemporary approaches in this intensive terracotta immersion lead by Clay Sculpture Master Wei Qing Yuan, and National Academy Director Maurizio Pellegrin. Learn about modeling and hand building, sculpting and carving, firing and finishing, and explore the versatility of clay to create your own gallery ready terracotta artwork. Final pieces will be fired and glazed on Academy premises, and showcased in a culminating one-day school exhibition.

Instructor(s): Weiqing Yuan Maurizio Pellegrin

Summer Session 1

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$420.00

Level: All Levels

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Foundations & Fundamentals In Sculpture

Create a sculptural work and gain familiarity with the technical aspects and methodology of sculpting. All mediums and processes will be encouraged including wood, clay, aluminum, bronze, latex, foam, and plaster, as well as, light, sound, and kinetics. Wide-ranging experimentation will be encouraged. All levels are welcome.

Instructor(s): Ingo Appel

Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2

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Summer Session: $270

Level: All Levels

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Figure Construction and Anatomy for Artists

This course will introduce students to the process of making figurative sculptures through perceptual skills dictated by conceptual knowledge. Design and anatomy secrets of the old masters will be shared with artists committed to mastering the human figure. Figure Construction and Anatomy for Artists takes on the formidable task of how to organize the complexity of the human body as a construction and create figurative art that makes a dramatic and bold statement. It is a journey through the human form with particular attention directed to mass, volume, structure and principles of anatomy. Students will be guided to develop a personal project, in which their individual needs will be considered. An introduction to sculpting tools, as well as molding and casting, will be offered along with demonstrations and discussion. This course is structured for beginners and artists with demonstrations and discussion. This course is structured for beginners and artists with previous experience, and aims to provide a base in the necessary techniques of sculpture.

Instructor(s): Christopher Raccioppi

Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2

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Summer Session: $160

Level: All Levels

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Remixing the Ordinary

Explore the transformative qualities of unconventional sculpture materials and learn to use inexpensive, even disposable materials to transform the ordinary and familiar into the extraordinary. With an emphasis on “play,” you will work with discarded materials including textiles, vinyl, Styrofoam, cardboard and a range of industrial remnants, while expanding your visual vocabulary and developing a professional art practice. Learn about contemporary artists and processes and experiment with new media and materials to develop a coherent, gallery-ready body of work. The instructor will be present Mondays and Tuesdays.

Instructor(s): Borinquen Gallo

Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2

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Summer Session: $400

Level: All Levels

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Sculpture & The Human Form

Using a live model as an inspiration, interpret the human form according to your own sensibilities. While working primarily in clay, other mediums such as wax, wood, metal, and plaster will be introduced. The work will focus on creating a 3-dimensional form, whether full figure, fragments, or bas-relief. All levels are welcome.

Instructor(s): Ingo Appel

Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2

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Tuition

Summer Session: $160

Level: All Levels

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