Sculpting Hands and Feet

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
10/17-11/14
1:30-4:30 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
 
Hands and feet, like the human face, are unique to the individual: their gestures express emotion and personality, while their lines and marks capture life-experience. Learn how to sculpt expressive hands and feet through the study and understanding of the anatomical landmarks of each part. Translate successfully your visual perception of the surface and explore the underlying forces that combine to capture the likeness of hands and feet in three dimensions.
 
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