Sculpture

Week 1: June 19-23, 2017
 

If you love to work with your hands and build things, this course is for you! In this course, you will have the opportunity to create unique sculptures while learning both additive and subtractive methods. We will learn how to create original dynamic figure sculptures using armature wire, plaster gauze, and plaster. We will also learn some basic woodworking skills as we fashion wood bases for your sculptures. An appreciation for the art of carving will be fostered as we study the work of Michelangelo and Henry Moore as inspiration for your very own carved sculpture. No previous sculpture experience necessary, just a desire to roll up your sleeves, get your hands messy, and bring your creativity to life through sculpture.

For students entering grades 5-11. Minimum enrollment 6, maximum enrollment 12.

Program runs from 8:30am - 4:30pm

Cost: $495; Early Bird Discount $445 until March 15

Activity Fee: $25 applied to cover the cost of the materials for this course. 

Instructor: KO faculty member, Scott McDonald has been teaching drawing, painting, and sculpture in KO's Creative Arts Department for 22 years; previously, he taught at the University of Hartford Art School, where he earned his BFA. He has also taught in Summer Place at University of Hartford and the High School Portfolio Enrichment program at Hartford Art School. His philosophy is to foster curiosity and passion for the visual arts while providing students with the technical instruction to bring their unique creative visions to life.

 

 


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