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This intense two-day workshop will give basic working knowledge of how to construct sculpture for firing. Day one will include a demonstration-technique such as wheel throwing, coil building will be shown. Glazing techniques will also be demonstrated. The rest of the weekend the students will explore these techniques for themselves.Note: Please req

$300
+3000 pts
Sa.Su.   Sep 6th - Sep 7th, 10am
Beginner

Sculptural forms can be created using an astonishing array of methods. In this course, students will learn a variety of these methods and also learn about the human form. Students will deeply consider and bravely explore the infinite means to create new pieces of sculptural iconography. Diverse mediums, technologies and sizes are encouraged.Photo

$475
+4750 pts
T.   Sep 9th - Jan 13th, 4pm
All levels
Tuesday September 9 4pm - 7pm 19 Sessions $475
Tuesday September 9 4pm - 7pm 8 Sessions $250
Tuesday November 4 4pm - 7pm 8 Sessions $250
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Learn the basic traditional technique of terracotta sculpture, including clay-work skills, modeling, and handling the process of the clay from wet to dry then baked in a kiln. Through demonstration and individual instruction, students learn to make a complete sculpture in terracotta. This class is open to students of all levels. Sculpture in a vari

$350
+3500 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th - Nov 1st, 10am
All levels
Saturday September 13 10am - 3pm 8 Sessions $350
Saturday November 8 10am - 3pm 8 Sessions $350
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Why be conventional? Visualize and produce different scale sculpture using unconventional and unusual materials for both creating and bounding. The course focuses on design principles, repetition, contrast, rhythm, balance, and movement. Photo courtesy of: Borinquen Gallo, Stitched Bridge, 2011, detail

$300
+3000 pts
Th.F.   Sep 11th - Oct 31st, 1pm
All levels
Thursday September 11 1pm - 4pm 16 Sessions $300
Thursday November 6 1pm - 4pm 16 Sessions $300
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Students learn to incorporate new innovations with formal elements in anatomy, composition, form, space, values, and technical skills. This master class focuses on achieving the artist's intent. Individual instruction will be given along with class discussions and critiques. Students are encouraged to develop a critical eye and an objective approac

$250
+2500 pts
Th.   Sep 11th - Oct 30th, 6pm
All levels
Thursday September 11 6pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $250
Thursday November 6 6pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $250
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You will learn the technique of modeling small sketches in clay from perception. The sessions are four hours long. A work is kept at the end of each session for firing in the kiln. The elements of the clay sketch as seen in classic examples from the past are studied in relation to technique and spontaneity as well as vision. The form qual

$1,625
+16250 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Sep 2nd - Sep 12th, 9am
All levels

Sculpting directly in plaster is an exciting, immediate way to create a permanent artwork. Plaster allows the flexibility of softer modeling materials such as clay, and the capacity for detail and refi nement found in harder material such as stone.  Once mastered, plaster is liberating to work with, giving the artist the best qualities of se

$275
+2750 pts
Sa.Su.   Sep 20th - Sep 21st, 10am
All levels

Learn the fundamentals for creating a sculptural work, and in so doing, gain extensive knowledge and familiarity with the technical aspects and methodology of creating. All mediums and processes will be considered and wide-ranging experimentation encouraged. Sculptural work in wood, clay, aluminum, bronze, latex, foam, and plaster, along with ligh

$445
+4450 pts
Th.F.   Sep 11th - Oct 31st, 9am
All levels
Thursday September 11 9am - 12pm 16 Sessions $445
Thursday September 11 9am - 12pm 38 Sessions $854
Thursday November 6 9am - 12pm 16 Sessions $445
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This class will teach you the Composition and movement, Proportion and scale, Weight and balance, Structure and symmetry, Tone, line and perspective of every piece you make. Using conceptual geometric modeling, the students will study the body. This intensive workshop focused on furthering the understanding of ''sculptural idea'', using human forms

$550
+5500 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Dec 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday September 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 11 Sessions $550
Thursday September 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm 11 Sessions $550
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Explore the basics of flameworking borosilicate glass in this great introductory course. Classroom time will be dedicated to safety while becoming familiar with tools, equipment, and technique. There will be an emphasis on finding each student's individual voice with the material as we learn through repetition about advancing hand skills. Students

$665
+6650 pts
T.   Sep 2nd - Oct 7th, 6pm
Beginner
Tuesday September 2 6pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $665
Wednesday October 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 6 Sessions $665
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In this introductory class students will create glass sculptures through the kilnforming techniques of fusing, slumping, and simple open-faced mold making. The course begins with an introduction to the processes for fusing and slumping glass followed by the more extensive methods of mold making for kiln casting. Students will work on a variety of p

$695
+6950 pts
T.   Nov 4th - Dec 9th, 6pm
All levels

This introduction to sculpture will incorporate basic hand building techniques to create forms and figures in abstract, realistic, anthropomorphic, or animal shapes.  No previous experience is necessary. Focus will be on free-standing, non-functional sculpture.Price Options: Students in the adult classes will require their own tools. A be

$150
+1500 pts
M.   Sep 1st - Sep 8th, 7pm
All levels
Monday September 1 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Monday September 1 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
Wednesday September 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Wednesday September 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
Monday November 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Monday November 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
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This intensive workshop consists of a demonstration and a lecture with hands on sculpting. The course is designed to acquaint the beginner with the basics of figurative sculpture while helping more advanced students deepen their understanding of the figure. Anatomy, proportion, gesture and form will be addressed as well as capturing a likeness to t

$30
+300 pts
Su.   Oct 5th, 1pm
All levels
Sunday October 5 1pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $30
Saturday October 11 10am - 4:30pm 2 Sessions $300
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Stuff, wrap, glue, sew! Whatever it takes to make a magical creature, a puppet that seems to come to life or a complete abstraction, you can count on the fantastic Luiza K, queen of soft sculpture, to be your child’s incredible guide!

$825
+8250 pts
Th.   Oct 2nd - Dec 4th, 4:30pm
All levels

This workshop consists of two parts: a demonstration and a two day intensive workshop. The basics of sculpted portraiture such as armature and tools will be addressed, in addition to the artistic nuances of capturing the essence of a specific person. During the demo the instructor will sculpt a portrait from the live model, and focus on the chal

$30
+300 pts
Sa.   Oct 18th, 1pm
All levels
Saturday October 18 1pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $30
Saturday October 25 10am - 4:30pm 2 Sessions $300
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You will learn basic modeling techniques, issues of form, figure/ground relationships, proportion, balance, movement and gravity. Students work in clay from a live model.In the first classes, students discuss Gaudier-Brzeska’s one-page history of art from Egypt to Epstein. Students are asked to memorize the first three sentences: “Sculptural

$550
+5500 pts
Sa.   Sep 20th - Dec 6th, 10am
All levels

Students will deveolp new methods and experiment with new media technology to develop a coherent, gallery-ready body of work. Focusing on the transformative qualities of unconventional sculpture materials, students use inexpensive, even disposable materials to transform the ordinary and familiar into the extraordinary. Students will be introduced

$690
+6900 pts
M.T.W.   Sep 8th - Oct 29th, 9am
All levels
Monday September 8 9am - 12pm 24 Sessions $690
Monday November 3 9am - 12pm 24 Sessions $690
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Turn your screen printed fabrics, textile scraps and even old t-shirts into 3-dimensional stuffed and stitched forms of your own vision and design. In 3, 2.5 hour sessions, you will learn a vocabulary of embroidery stitches; alternative techniques to screen printing for transferring photographs, drawings and imagery onto fabric; and tools and techn

$165
+1650 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Sep 29th, 6:30pm
All levels

Learn to sculpt expressive, anatomically accurate horses with the aid of live models of all shapes, colors, and sizes right in-studio! This class takes place at an active horse stable in the heart of Manhattan. All skill levels are welcomed, and all the basics of creating a sculpture will be taught: building an armature, building sculptural muscl

$60
+600 pts
T.   Sep 2nd, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday September 2 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 2 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 9 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 9 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 16 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 16 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 23 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 23 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
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This two day intensive course will focus on realizing ideas with an emphasis on the fundamentals and nuances of traditional Venetian hot sculpting. Daily demonstrations and discussions will encourage students to conceptualize and explore their ideas through different hot sculpting techniques while using Effetre glass from the furnace. From color ap

$390
+3900 pts
Sa.Su.   Aug 30th - Aug 31st, 11am
Intermediate
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]