Sculpting Clay for Bronze
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: George McMonigle
Length: 5 weeks
Mondays, January 23-February 20
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $140 Member, $155 Non-Member
($15 Materials fee to be paid to instructor at first class)
Improve your figurative modeling skills in this 5-week class Sculpting Clay for Bronze.
Sculpture class by George McMonigle, bronze, Chester County, Chester Springs, Chester Springs Studio
In this class we will working with a live Boston Terrier as the model but you are welcome to sculpt your own pet (from pictures) and use the model for anatomical reference and study. The class will be working in Sculptex Plasteline clay with a concentration on pose, composition and character. Most figurative sculptors work in Plasteline clay, which is non hardening and intended to be molded. During the development of your sculpture you will guided on the needs and requirements for its molding. At the completion of the class you may want to have your sculpture molded and cast in plaster! Options for this molding will be discussed and the cost associated with each artist sculpture. The key is to develop your understanding of animal anatomy and skills for modeling in Plasteline clay to be molded and then cast in plaster, resin or even bronze.
A $15 material fee will be charge for you modeling board and initial 3 lbs of clay.