Quotes from Michaelangelo

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free – Michelangelo. Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture – Michelangelo

Sculpture Classes by Eduardo Gomez at the Lighthouse Art Center Fall 2013

8-Week FALL II (Oct. 21-Dec. 21) Wednesday Making a Human Torso from Life – Figurative Sculpture This class is a step-by-step demonstration of the techniques involved in sculpt¬ing the human figure in water-based clay. With individualized instruction, each student will create a 15” to 18” undraped figure sculpture working from a live model. Students will learn visible anatomy and proportions, and how to use the shape and the planes of the body to obtain a general likeness and also study different ways of modeling the hands, arms, legs and feet. Surface finishing techniques will also be covered, as well as …