SA 21

SCULPTING ANIMALS IN OIL CLAY
Jeff Briggs,
10 Weeks
Wednesday 6 - 9, October 3 – December 12 (no class November 21)
Tuition $300


Primordial Hunt by Jeffrey Briggs


Learn to sculpt animals with Boston Greenway Carousel designer Jeff Briggs. Students will experience techniques of researching and sculpting their own selected mammal. The class includes: using the Internet and other sources to gather research materials to understanding the anatomy and spirit of the selected mammal. Designing a clay animal sculpture and its armature to take best advantage of the mold making process. The technique for making a trouble-free armature. Methods for using medium density, non-drying, modeling plasticine clay without the use of hazardous materials as resistant mediums. Learn how to use a heat lamp, microwave oven and hot water to work the non-drying clay better and in a healthier way. Learn how to use light sources to improve your modeling quality. For an additional fee those students desiring to have equipment to sculpt oil-based clay more easily, they can be supplied with heat lamp box with rheostat, temperature controlled hotplate and controlled light source lamp. Materials and sources discussed during the first class.



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