Sculpting Expressive Faces 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.
Saturday-Sunday
10/6-10/7
9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
$250
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
 
Be introduced to the clay medium by sculptor Jeremias Lentini. Using self drying clay, students will work from the model to sculpt small-scale faces. The instructor will lead the students through the study of the proportions of the head as well as the facial features, and will familiarize students with a variety of facial expressions. Have fun creating small expressive portraits!
 
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