Sculpting Gestural Emotions in Clay

A recent graduate of the Magrath Atelier, Lentini’s virtuoso talent has developed him into a awe-inspiring conceptual and technical sculptor. He believes in emotion as the raw force for creating art and finds creative renewal in art that exhibits the dynamic of deconstruction and reconstruction.
Wednesday
4/25-5/23
1:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M.
$265
Live Model
All Levels Welcome
Gage Capitol Hill
The school will provide clay and armature:

  • ¾” thick square of plywood (one side smooth) 16” x 16”
  • 1/2″ flange
  • 1/2″ x 12″ pipe
  • 1/2″ coupler
  • #10 wood screws
  • coated coper wire
  • soldate 60 clay (one box per student)

Students should bring to the class:

  • small tipped wooded modeling tool and Fettling Knife
  • 8″ Calipers
  • cutting wire
  • 2 metal serrated ribs, one large tooth and one small tooth
  • one table fork
  • a sketch pad and pencil
  • a measuring tape
  • plastic bottle for misting plants
  • bamboo skewers
  • large 1.5” round loop tool

 
Translating visual space into a three-dimensional representation requires a trained eye and intimate knowledge of facial features and skull shape. Working from a live model, we will use our five weeks together to explore the superficial expressions and the underlying forces that combine to create our finished portrait sculptures.
 
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