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Sculpting Basics: Wildlife

Instructor: Chris Bennett

Class Fee:$100.00

Taking another element from the Earth, Chris Bennett uses clay, to capture human figures and animal wildlife in his sculptures. He carefully observes the relationships of his subjects to capture their essence. Students will be able to learn the BASICS of clay sculpture in a dedicated studio in historic Bentonsport from an accomplished artist and instructor.   

Additional cost for firing of clay sculpture, if desired. 

Course inclusions:

  • Introduction to tools, materials, and equipment
  • Introduction to armature systems 
  • Places to purchase tools and equipment 
  • Creation of a large sculpture relief clay tile
  • Reference objects provided or bring an interesting three-dimensional object to portray
  • Techniques and materials for students with little or no experience.

Course exclusions: The finished product will not be made of a permanent display material. Students may keep their project as is or make a commitment to another class to finish their piece in a permanent material.

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