You will explore a range of three-dimensional working methods starting with simple studies of organic and geometric forms, culminating in basic figure and animal shapes. Each piece will be sculpted in clay and fired at the end of the semester. No prior experience necessary.
This is an in-person class which will take place in our building with strict social distancing protocols and reduced student capacity. Please see our COVID-19 community safety policies.
Tuition Assistance is Available
To make our classes and workshops accessible to everyone, Fleisher offers tuition assistance every term so that everyone can join our creative community. We have recently streamlined the application process, making it even quicker and easier. Tuition assistance applications can be completed once registration is open by clicking here. The deadline to apply for summer term assistance is Friday, May 27th. Tuition assistance notifications will be sent by Wednesday, June 1st.
What you will learn:
To create forms out of clay from observation
How to properly use tools
How to prepare pieces for firing
How to finish sculptures with a variety of patinas
Increased knowledge of animal and human anatomy and relief sculpture
A board to sculpt on
Notebook and/or sketch book
Additional clay, as needed
You will need to purchase clay during the online registration process or at Fleisher – no outside clay is permitted.