Sculpting the Human Head- Live Model
Sunday, August 21st & 28th, 9 to 4 pm.
Pieces will be fired and the follow-up class is on October 16th, 9 to noon
Instructor: John Collins
$290 Non-Members | $260 Members
All materials included
In this workshop series learn the foundations of realistic sculpting in water-based clay. Students will make a sculpture of a human head from a live model. Get hands-on experience in armature building, proper proportion measuring, and detailed eye and lip studies using clay sculpting tools and techniques.
Meet your instructor:
John Collins, MBA, is a lifelong artist who grew up and studied here in Western Massachusetts. His love of art has spanned many forms including drawing, painting, and sculpting.
The three-dimensional human form although challenging is by far his favorite subject matter. Sculpting for 30 years he has experimented with many materials including stone, wood, clay, and even sand, winning competitions for his unique larger-than-life human form sand sculptures on Narragansett Beach. His other “more permanent” sculptures have been exhibited locally and throughout New England including the Norman Rockwell Museum’s juried sculpture exhibition. He also has a talent for teaching and enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge for art with people of all ages.