Sculpting

for Adults

Our Sculpting for Adults course has been created for beginners who want to explore art beyond a flat canvas.

 

If you are eager to learn principles behind the creation of 3-dimensional form, if you enjoy getting your hands dirty with sculpting media - you should definitely try it out!

 

By the end of the course you will be able to sculpt a human head and a small scale figure. 


 

PRICE: 12 classes, 3 hours each:  

$300 for 12 classes, $540 for a couple

+$25 material fee

 

TIME: Wednesday, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

 

Please find detailed description of this course below:

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Sculpting for Adults detailed program:

 

Lesson 1. Sculpting a human head. Setting up a base and wire armature, learning about sculpting media. Building a rough head shape. Anatomy lesson - human head structure and proportions.

 

Lesson 2. Continue sculpting a head. Adding face features. Anatomy lesson - planes of the human head, jaw bone, chin, nose structure.

 

Lesson 3. Continue sculpting a head. Working on the eyes and brows. Starting working on the lips. Anatomy lesson - eye structure and position, facial muscles.

 

Lesson 4. Continue sculpting a head. Ears and hear. Anatomy lesson - ear shapes and structure.

 

Lesson 5. Finishing a head. Reviewing and adjusting all features if needed. Learning about techniques to create different hair textures.

 

Lesson 6. Working on a small scale figure. Learning new media and ways to create armature. Working on a sketch of figure of choice - human or animal realistic figure or fantasy creature.

 

Lesson 7. Preparing a wire armature and a base. Starting building the basic shapes of the figure.

 

Lesson 8. Continue working on the figure. Adding head/face details.

 

Lesson 9. Finishing the figure. Adding a costume (or clothes or fur).

 

Lessons 10 -12. Students work on a project of their choice. We discuss and try various media and technic choices.

 

Our calendar for the 2019-2020 school year:

 

First day of trial (demo) classes: Monday, August 19, 2019

First day of fall classes: Tuesday, September 3d, 2019

Thanksgiving break: Monday, November 25th, 2019 - Friday, November 29th, 2019 - Thanksgiving break camps

New Year break: Monday, December 23th, 2019 - Friday, January 3d, 2020 - winter art camps, no classes

Spring break SF: Monday, March 30, 2020- Friday, April 3, 2020 - spring art camp in San Francisco

Winter Break MV: Monday,  February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 21, 202 - winter art camp in Mountain View

Spring break MV: Monday,  April 6, 2020 - Friday, April 10, 2010 - spring art camp in Mountain View

Winter Break SJ: Monday,  February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 21, 202 - winter art camp in San Jose

Spring break SJ: Monday, April 13, 2020 - April 17, 2020 - spring art camp in San Jose

Summer break: Monday, June 8, 2020 - Sunday, August 9th, 2020- summer art camps, limited classes

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