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

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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 basic design issues involved in designing a figure sculpture, and how to prepare it for firing or molding, and different mounting options. Previous completion of Introduction to Figurative Sculpture is recommended.

Details:

  • Price includes model fee, one bag of clay, firing fee.
  • Instructor: Eduardo Gomez
  • Wed., 9 a.m. to noon; Studio B: School
  • Fall II: $358 Member; $406 Nonmember

Sculpting a Human Portrait from Life

The class is a step-by-step demonstration of the techniques involved in sculpting the human head in water-based clay. With individualized instruction, students will create with two sculptures: an écorché of the human head and neck and a nuanced portrait of a live model. No previous experience is required. Basic anatomy and proportions of the head, facial expressions, ages and racial differences will be covered.

Details:

  • Price includes model fee, one bag of clay, firing fee.
  • Instructor: Eduardo Gomez
  • Wed., 1 to 4 p.m.; Studio B: School
  • Fall II: $358 Member; $406 Nonmember

Friday

Portrait of a Child

Create a portrait in clay from a photo¬graph of a child. Learn how children’s bone structure differs from an adult. Dis¬cover how to create expressions and hair with movement.

Details:

  • Price includes bag of clay, firing fee.
  • Instructor: Eduardo Gomez
  • Fri. 9 a.m. to noon; Studio B: School
  • Fall II: Fall II: $328 Member; $373 Nonmember

Secrets of Making a Sculptural Relief

Learn how to create a bas-relief sculpture that shows dimension and perspective. Eduardo will illustrate the tricks that create dynamic stories in relief.

Details:

  • Price includes bag of clay, firing fee.
  • Instructor: Eduardo Gomez
  • Fri., 1 to 4 p.m.; Studio B: School
  • Fall II: $328 Member; $373 Nonmember