• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Sculpture

Employing the classical approach, students will develop their sculptural and observational skills. Students will learn about armature building, materials and tools for sculpting. This course will follow a step-by-step approach to figure sculpting and will allow students to develop their skills while studying a specific body part at a time and the entire body.  Students will work from direct observation using classical plaster casts of anatomical figures, the human skeleton, and then move to the life model. Each body part study will be broken down into simple stages of Mass conception and/or Ecorche (anatomy) with an emphasis on proportion, planar structure, bony landmarks, muscle groups and points of origin and insertion.

Fall 2019/Winter 2020:

12 Weeks: Base Tuition: $495 + Materials Fee: $35 + Model Fee: $103 = Total: $633

Summer 2019:

6 Weeks: Base Tuition: $290 + Materials/Model Fee: $75 = Total: $365

Notes: This introductory level course is suitable for beginners and intermediate sculptors. This course covers studies in the human figure; a nude model will be used.

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
106Florian JacotSept. 20, 2019 to Dec. 6, 2019
TERM - Fall 2019
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
12-week courses

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906Florian JacotSept. 21, 2019 to Dec. 7, 2019
TERM - Fall 2019
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12-week courses$633.00

What you will learn

  • Armature Building
  • Sculpting with clay: tools and techniques
  • Human Proportions
  • Sculpting the human form
  • Simplifying the figure into geometric forms and structural planes.   
  • Establishing bony landmarks and building up the Anatomy.
  • 3D gesture, flow and harmony
  • Sculpting surfaces details

Materials to Bring

All materials provided and covered by Materials Fee. Students may wish to bring an apron and their own tools, but TSA has a large selection of tools to provide to students.