Sat, Feb 16
9:30am - 2:30pm
2 classes have spots left
In this popular one-day workshop, you'll have the opportunity to carve your own stone, an art form that is not typically accessible. For beginners and experienced sculptors alike, you'll be guided through the process of looking into the rock for imagery, carving into material, planning and forming a sculpture, and using tools. Hand-carving techniques...
Saturday Feb 16th, 9:30am - 2:30pm
Cubism is an early-20th-century art movement which brought European painting and sculpture historically forward toward 20th century Modern art. Cubism in its various forms inspired related movements in literature and architecture. Cubism has been considered to be among the most influential art movements of the 20th century. The term is broadly used...
Saturday Jan 26th, 5pm - 7pm
Learn how to carve stone (alabaster) and learn all parts of this fascinating ancient medium. Beginning/intermediate/advanced students are all welcomed. You will learn the whole process of stone carving from the beginning chisels, to the files and finishing process. Students are encouraged and helped to produce the type of work that interests...
Explore volume, space, line, and texture to discover how each relates to building and carving three-dimensional forms. Work with plasticine, wax, wood, and stone with a concentration on abstract forms and the human torso. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Study the anatomy and gesture of a live model in a variety of poses. Practice short studies to explore themes of abstraction and interpretation. Using a wire armature, form the figure, then create a sculpture using Klean Klay (a form of plasticine). The class will have the same model for two weeks in the same pose.
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....
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...
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.
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....
Learn the ancient art of stone carving with alabaster. Students learn how to see a sculpture in the stone and how to make it come alive. Hand tools such as chisels, files and hammers will be utilized. Price includes a piece of stone.