This class will focus on making your own bisqueware molds. Simple slump, drape and press molds can help you reproduce sculptural or functional objects, and more intricate molds with carved reliefs can add design interest to dinnerware or tiles. Two-part bisque molds and other techniques will be explored as well, with time given to discussing how particular ceramic artists use molds in their work.
Session 1: January 8 - February 17
Wednesdays, 1 pm - 4 pm
Learn how to hand build sculptural and functional pieces, using Nature as a source of inspiration. This class will focus on finding ways to apply natural elements to ceramic work. Appropriate...
Students will learn basic anatomy of the human bust, including facial features, and will create life-size or half-size busts that tell stories with personal meaning. Students will learn, through slab, coil, and...
In a relaxed and fun atmosphere (all levels welcome), learn how to sculpt the human body's proportions, expressions and movements using the "eight head" system developed by Vitruvius Pollio. This...