Learn to sculpt the portrait and capture likeness and personality in clay: sculpt a full scale portrait in water clay on a fixed armature, while working from a live model.
Under the guidance of the instructor and from lectures, reference materials, and live models, you’ll build an anatomically precise 3-D model of the human muscular/skeletal system from the bones out.
Under the guidance of nationally renowned sculptor Tip Toland, immerse yourself into sculpting of 2 life size portraits in clay.
Explore special subjects and technical topics that arise in sculpting the figure. These classes are designed to be accumulative and may be taken individually or as a yearlong series, often in conjunction with Sculpture Atelier.
Learn to accurately represent human gesture, proportion, mass, structure, and surface form in three dimensions with a comprehensive introduction to figure sculpture, working from the same pose for the entire class.
Experience a clear and intuitive method for mastering the fundamentals of three-dimensional modeling, as well as developing advanced skills that radically improve your ability to see and understand the figure.
Capture the human figure in motion and the gesture using line drawings and then by modeling the figure three-dimensionally.