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meworkingstage3.jpgThe Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 South Carroll St,  Frederick, MD 21701


Portrait Sculpture

Sculpt a portrait bust using ceramic clay while working from a live model. Class will feature demonstrations, presentations, and individual instruction. Topics such as anatomy, gesture, and expression, as well as properties of the clay, how to hollow out the sculpture in preparation for firing, and various repair and finishing details will be covered. Tuition includes model fees, all supplies, and firing. Tues and Thurs. 6-9. Sept. 14 - Oct.7 $320/$295 members of The Delaplaine. https://delaplaine.org/class/?id=22-2-SC01

Sculpting The Figure in Clay

Develop a deeper understanding of anatomy, gesture, form, and proportion from direct observation of the human figure. Complete a reclining sculpture, without the use of an internal armature, while learning about the properties of clay, proper use of tools, and preparation for kiln firing. Class includes demos, presentations, and examples from art history as well as individual instruction. Sculptures completed in class will be fired at the Delaplaine for pick up at a later date. Open to all levels. Students younger than age 18 must provide written permission to work from a nude model. Tuition includes model fees, all supplies, and firing. Tues and Thurs. Oct 12- Nov 4. 6-9 pm $370/$345 Delaplaine members. https://delaplaine.org/class/?id=22-2-SC02

Depending on what is happening with the COVID-19 situation, classes may change to online instruction, in which case the classes may be changed and would be geared towards subjects that don't require live models.

For more information, contact The Delaplaine: http://www.delaplaine.org or 301-698-0656


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