Garden of Eden Sculpting Workshops
Day and Evening Sculpting Workshops with a live model
Day Classes (female model)
Wednesday, January 31 and February 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2018
12:30 to 4pm (Instruction with live model begins at 1pm)
Evening Classes (male model)
Tuesday, January, 16, 23, 30, February, 6 and13, 2018
6:30 pm to 10 pm (Instruction with live model begins at 7pm)
In this workshop participants will explore how to see the beauty of the human form. Whether you are a beginner or a professional artist this is a great opportunity to learn to sculpt with a live model.
This workshop is taught in a group structure where each individual will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge. You are encouraged to explore the possibilities of the medium and develop your own creative style.
Professional sculptor Joël A. Prévost teaches the techniques and use of tools necessary to sculpt a free standing sculpture from a live model, taking you step by step by adding, subtracting, coring and polishing.
The participant will sculpt a half torso at a scale of 80% to 110% of its actual size. Supplies are on the premises, you only need to bring your desire to turn 50 kg (110 pounds) of clay into a work of art.
Maximum: 8 students per class (beginner and Intermediate level) 5 weekly sessions of 3.5 hrs
Cost : workshop $300 +GST + ($115 materials)
A non- refundable, non exchangeable deposit of $90. is required at registration. Balance due at the 1st session.
Vancouver Island Sculpting Studio - 294 Harwood Rd. Nanaimo
For registration please visit the facebook page here
OR for more information and to view Joel's work visit here
Saturday Drop in for adults only
Starting Saturday January 4th, 2018, 11am - 4pm
Vancouver Island Sculpting Studio
Cost - $80+GST for the day (cost includes 6-8lbs clay and kiln-firing of your piece)
Space is limited so reserving your spot in advance is recommended
For more information visit the facebook page here
Play with clay is a good opportunity to discover clay as a fun medium to express yourself. It’s an excellent activity for spending an enjoyable day with friends.
The Saturday drop in does not involve formal teaching, but allows one to engage in an artistic activity within a community environment which facilitates the sharing of knowledge and mutual assistance on a voluntary basis.