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Sculpture: Unconventional Materials

Explore the world of sculpture in a whole new way with this innovative course at the New York School of the Arts. Discover how to create stunning sculptures using unconventional materials and learn the principles of design to bring your creations to life. Unleash your creativity to transform ordinary objects into extraordinary works of art.

  • All levels
  • 6 and older
  • $430
  • 315 E 62nd St, New York, NY
  • 24 hours over 8 sessions

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  • $430
  • 24 hours over 8 sessions
  • Price includes $50 registration fee.
    Venue: Lower Level
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Class Description

Description

What you'll learn in this sculpture class:

Visualize and produce sculptures using a mix of unconventional and unusual materials.

Students will learn about the sculptural form through hands-on projects, exploring different artists, and critiques. We will introduce the design principles, proportion, repetition, contrast, rhythm, balance, and movement in the context of sculpture. 

We will be using materials that are around the house for creating and attaching.

Any material:

  • Collectables
  • Large Quantities of the same materials
  • Recyclables, etc.

Optional:

  • Glue: Hot glue gun, glue sticks (clear)
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Masking tape
  • Push pins
  • Utility knives and blades
  • Sharpie

Other materials you could use:

  • Self-hardening clay
  • Screws
  • Epoxy glues
  • Grommets
  • Paint
  • Metal leaf
  • Magnets

School Notes:

Please note, New York School of the Arts charges a $50 one-time registration fee for students who are new to their school. This is automatically added to the cost of your enrollment (and already included in the price listed on this course). If you are a returning student to NYSA, please let us know and we will refund you $50.

Refund Policy

Class Cancellation:

Classes and workshops are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of students required for a session is not met. Notification will be sent to registered students five days before the class is scheduled to begin.

Refunds:

To receive a refund, you must notify us in writing at [email protected]. There is a $20 administrative fee for each refund.

  • In order to receive a full refund, students must withdraw from a class or workshop fourteen (14) business days prior to the first day of classes.
  • Students withdrawing from a class and workshop during the week before the beginning of the quarter will receive a 70% refund as school credit if within fourteen (14) business days of the start of the class.
  • No refunds will be made after the second class without medical documentation and no refunds will be made after a workshop begins.
  • Ceasing to attend class without notifying the school does not constitute withdrawal from class.
  • Refunds are issued in the same form as payment. Refunds are issued within thirty days from request in the form of the same payment. Registration and service fees are non-refundable.

Transfers:

All transfers must occur before the second meeting of class. Transfers from one course into another may incur additional fees, depending on the transfer. Transferring from one workshop to another is not permitted. There is a $20 administrative fee for each transfer.

Holidays & Canceled Lessons:

We are closed for Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break. If we must close due to the weather, we will send out an email. If classes are canceled, the instructor will work with the school office to schedule a make-up date. We do not refund/prorate for weather closure, and our make-up policy still applies.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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