Explore clay and color from a new perspective in this relaxing and enriching class. Through a series of evocative exercises, we will create work that expresses personal images, using line, color and form, working on soft clay, paper and bisque-fired pieces. Students will learn basic hand-building techniques and take home work that reflects their...
Study the human figure and experiment with different drawing techniques using a variety of media including leads, colored pencils and conte crayons.Learn to measure bodily proportion and compare stylistic differences in classical art from the MFA collections of figurative work in the galleries to find underlying ideas, themes, and a common language....
Come enjoy your morning java and dig into clay in this workshop designed to let your creative juices flow! Students will learn to use simple molds along with basic ceramic construction techniques to make a useful or sculptural piece of art! All materials included.
This workshop is for beginners who want to try their hand in sculpture. Students will make a small sculpture from a live/nude model exploring a blocking method approach to the figure using clay. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies.
Bring your partner and get your hands dirty during this evening designed to let your creative side go wild! Work together to make a joint project or create individual pieces side by side. Two perfect date nights for you and your valentine.
Focus on a combination of hand-building and throwing on wheel, as well as mastering glazing techniques. Excellent facilities and individual instruction by a professional studio potter. Class is for beginners to intermediate. Fee includes clay, glazes, firing.
This workshop is for beginners who want to try their hand in sculpture. Students will make a small sculpture from a live/clothed model exploring a blocking method approach to portrait using clay. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies.
In this class, you will learn how to prepare Styrofoam by carving it and covering it in concrete. Then you will learn how to develop a mosaic design to cover your sculpture. We will go over durability of materials, dealing with climate and installation.
Have a Friday night date in East Somerville. Bring your sweetheart and try your hands at working with clay on the potter's wheel. Mudflat teachers Kate Kuligowski or Arthur Halvorsen will show you how to use the potter's wheel and introduce you to making your own pots. Each student will save one pot that they make and it will be glazed and fired....
This course is designed to give students an introduction to hot glass sculpture. Through a series of demonstrations and hands-on practice, students will explore the use of different punties, torches, bit work and color application to create beautiful glass sculptures. Students will be encouraged to think creatively, with a strong emphasis on teamwork...
This beginner course is the best way to enjoy the excitement of crafting cold glass while making your very own piece. Students will be introduced to the art of flat glass and kiln forming. You will experience cutting glass, arranging colors and shapes, and finish with beautiful fused pendants. The course is intended to introduce flat glasswork...
Spring is here. Celebrate the end of winter with a week of making. This week typically coincides with Rocket Day (on a Saturday), sculpture building, and the Cambridge Science Festival for piles of DIY goodness.
Learn to sculpt a variety of animals with either Moretti or Boroscilicate glass at a stationary bench torch. After a discussion of studio set-up and safety, demonstrations will introduce students to the use of heat and gravity to shape molten glass. Techniques for applying color and manipulating the form will be practiced. By the end of the...
Combine traditional crochet with unconventional materials, transforming fiber and raw materials into evocative sculptural constructions. Explore the anatomy of the stitch, its actions, character and dimensions, in the creation of forms and textured surfaces. Play with scale, using materials from wire to plastic to wool, and looking at work by fiber...
With its colorful marbled effects, batik offers a variety of possibilities for decorating fabric. Learn to express your unique style in scarves and clothing, pillows, wall hangings, sculptures or greeting cards with this inspiring medium.