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Figure Sculpture: Modeling from Life

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Chelsea, Manhattan
110 West 19th Street Lower Level
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10011
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Gina Miccinilli

What you'll learn in this sculpture class:

Welcome to Figure Sculpture! Beginners and masters alike! 

This 4 week class will explore the fundamental techniques and traditions of figure sculpture working directly with the live model. Individualized instruction is tailored to  ability in a relaxed atmosphere Advanced and self-directed approaches are encouraged.  

Emphasis will be placed upon the systematic study of proportions, basic anatomy, composition and gesture.  Working in water based clay, directly from a live model, 4 weeks per pose, students will have the opportunity to create finished and fired terracotta sculptures with a variety of  finishing techniques demonstrated as well. 

In  addition to weekly studio class sessions, we will schedule a visit to the metropolitan museum of art! 

Basic materials are included in the class fee; a figure armature and clay. Please bring your tool kit (if you have one) and wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty to the first day of classes.

Please note that figures sculpted mold or fired to preserve; workshops are available through TCS and firing will be separate.

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Classes are non-refundable but may be transferred to another date if you notify us 2 weeks prior to the start of class.

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