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Sculpture

SSA students frequently problem solve with materials in three-dimensions – whether they carve in stone, cast in concrete or plaster, weld metals, construct wooden forms, blow glass, or assemble found objects to create purely sculptural assemblages.

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9509 | Sculpture Foundation
Experience the life and works of artists working in 3-dimension from traditional sculpture to Surrealism, and beyond to Body, Earth, Word, and Installation Art. While borrowing the processes and materials used by artists such as Camille Claudelle, Meret Oppenheim, Robert Rauschenburg, Louise Bourgeois, Damien Hirst, Ann Hamilton, Eva Hesse, and Kiki Smith, students will create mixed media drawings, maquettes, sculpture, and assemblages using clay, wire, steel, found objects, recycled materials, as well as mold-making and body casting techniques. Class includes most materials; additional materials may be required for individual projects.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Lisa Nigro
Dates: Wed, 1/20/2016 to 3/23/2016 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $240 | Members: $225
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/27/2016 and ending 3/30/2016 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $240.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $225.00 ea.

9510a | Introduction to Welding (Full)
Learn the basic skills required for welding metal to metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. Students will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. The six-session class will allow for more project time. Students may use the scrap metal provided or supply their own metal. Please see SSA website for materials list.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Tues, 1/19/2015 to 2/23/2016 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $235 | Members: $220
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 1/19/2016 and ending 2/23/2016 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $235.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $220.00 ea.

9510b | Introduction to Welding
Learn the basic skills required for welding metal to metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. Students will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. The six-session class will allow for more project time. Students may use the scrap metal provided or supply their own metal. Please see SSA website for materials list.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Fri 4/8/2016 6:00 - 9:00 PM & Sat 4/9/2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $170 | Members: $155
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/8/2016 and ending 4/9/2016 at 8:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $170.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $155.00 ea.

9552 | Knifemaking.2
Using low-tech forging setups, students will build on lessons learned in Simple Knifemaking to construct a single edge blade-a through-tang knife with a forged guard. Advance forging techniques will be covered and will address keeping overall grinding of the blade to a minimum. Learn how to construct a handle using natural and manmade materials. Prerequisite: Simple Knifemaking or equivalent forging experience. Tuition includes most materials; please see SSA website for a list of supplies needed.

Level: New | All Levels
Instructor: Tobin Nieto
Dates: Tues, 3/1/2016 to 4/19/2016 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $250 | Members: $235
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 3/1/2016 and ending 4/19/2016 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $250.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $235.00 ea.

9601 | Furniture Concepts (Full)
Focusing first on tool knowledge and use of wood shop equipment, this class will introduce students to the woodworking skills for use in creating furniture projects. Once comfortable with hand and power tools, students will focus on joinery techniques and work toward realizing three completed small projects. Students of all levels will find enjoyment either by learning new skills or adding to their existing knowledge under the guidance of Boyd, an industrial designer.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Dillon Boyd
Dates: Thurs, 1/21/2016 to 3/24/2016 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $265 | Members: $250


Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 1/21/2016 and ending 3/24/2016 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $265.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $250.00 ea.