Sculpture

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Fall 16 Week Session will run August 17 – December 11
7 Week Sessions 1 will run from August 17 – October 2
 7 Week Sessions 2 will run from  October 19 – December 11
(no class on November 23 – 27 for Holidays)

Member Enrollment opens July 13
Public Enrollment opens July 20

Charlotte Sculpting

TUESDAY SCULPTURE

Sculpture classes are for both beginners and experienced artists. In this session, the focus is on the human form. However, students are welcome to create what they would like. Areas of emphasis include how to perceive the human figure and how to create expressions. Time will be spent on emphasizing bringing life to the sculpture through gesture, movement, mood and expression in addition to important art history lessons. The class will work with water-based clay. Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. Just bring an apron if you don’t want to get messy!

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Charlotte Patterson

Tuesday Mornings,  9 a.m. – noon
Tuesday Afternoons, 1 – 4 p.m.

16 Week Course 

August 17 – December 7 

Nonmember Price: $394 | Member Price: $354

Session 2 enrollment is open. You do not have to attend a Session 1 class to enroll for Session 2, it is a repeat of the same course not an continuation.

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WEDNESDAY SCULPTURE

Open to all skill levels, this sculpture class will include instruction on the building of armatures and modeling of realistic and stylized human and animal forms, as well as abstract forms. There will be demonstrations and hands-on help.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Charlotte Patterson

Wednesdays, 6 – 9 p.m.

16 Week Course 

Dates: August 18 – December 8 

Nonmember Price $394 | Member Price $354

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BEGINNING SCULPTURE

From masks to molds, students will learn a variety of sculpting techniques in this introductory course. Realistic, stylized and abstract sculpting methods are all demonstrated in this class so that students can explore and develop their artistic voice.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Casey Smith 

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – noon

7 Week Course

Session 1: August 21 – October 9 (no class September 25)
Session 2: October 23 – December 18 (no class November 13)

Nonmember Price $172 | Member Price $154.80

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ALTERNATIVE FIRING TECHNIQUES

This class explores alternative firing processes such as Raku and low-fire salt fuming. These styles of firing give unpredictable but exciting results with hands-on experience of the firing process. All skill levels are welcome.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Thursdays, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Dates: October 22 – December 10

Nonmember Price: $172  | Member Price: $154.80

Ceramics & Sculpture Drop-in Open Studio

Fridays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Open Studio is available for free weekly for students currently enrolled in a clay class this semester.
If you are not currently enrolled Open Studio is available for $25 per session.

Students in classes that run the full 7 weeks will need a ceramics kit, which may be purchased for $21.50 on the first day of class.
Intro class students will use a classroom supply of clay and tools. Tuition includes glazes, firing, first 25 pounds of clay.

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