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Portrait Intensive Bootcamp - Drawing and Sculpting

$600 Purchase required to enroll

Modeling the portrait in clay is a class that encourages students to use their observational skills to render a life sized sculpted portrait in clay. Using drawings to experiment with composition and work out proportions as well as train their eye to study form. In the sculpting portion students will be guided through a short demo session on technique and the use of a caliper that will aid in a finished portrait to reflect a faithful likeness of their subject.

Classes will be structured around utilizing the method of creating in art, Disegno unifying their artistic practices will guide their work in the study of nature, using anatomy, proportion, and an emphasis on drawing, whether in three dimensions or two. Students will learn how to work in the round utilizing different clay handling methods that create a more life like subject, render movement and reflect the students' own creativity. Students will be working with Laguna WED air-dry clay and will be able to take their finished portraits home with them, no mold making necessary.

Candice Russell is a figurative sculptor working in the classical tradition from her studio in Huron County, former assistant to Barry X Ball, she works in plaster, stone, and bronze.


Cancellation policy Workshops are fully refundable with at least 7 days notice, and are partially refundable for 50% of the workshop cost if canceled up to 48 hours before the scheduled start of a workshop. Cancellations are not permitted with less than 48 hours notice and no refund will be issued
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