July 22 - 26
In this hands-on workshop, participants will create unique, figurative sculptures illustrating narratives drawn from childhood tales, comic books, movies or personal experience. Using sculpture clay, Kensuke will demonstrate multiple hand-building techniques for constructing heads - further discussions will explore glazing and firing; anatomy; proportion; posture and gesture; and using all of these to create expressive, animated figures. Participants will also learn about enhancing surfaces by texturing and detailing, for greater personalization. Students will make small, low-fire pieces for glaze and firing experimentation, and for further exploration after the workshop.
Space is limited to 10 students.
WORKSHOP COST BREAKDOWN
Workshop participants receive a 10% discount on supplies and gallery items (except current exhibits).
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June 3 - 7 Participants will form small-scale sculptural or functional forms as prototypes for making multiples. Techniques will include: building with stiff slabs; solid building; mold-making; and surfacing objects...
June 10 - 14 In this workshop, participants will complete at least two larger-than-life-sized allegorical heads. Through demonstrations and problem-solving strategies, Chalmers will encourage students to extend their hollow-building construction skills by considering...
June 17 - 21 Participants in this workshop will draw from a live model, create vessels that reference the body, and apply figurative drawings to clay surfaces. All students will use...