Sculpture Club Meetings Offered at My Studio
Stone and Wood Carving
All levels/ Semi-private
Sculptor/instructor with 25 years experience college art instruction
Sculpture Club Description:
Persons interested in stone or wood sculpture courses please join the Sculpture Club. The monthly dues enables you to studio time shared by other interested persons. There will be an introduction to stones (limestone, alabaster, soapstone and marble) or wood. Mini-lectures will be given on buying a stone or wood piece, picking the right subject, introduction to pneumatic, electric and hand tools and finishing, techniques. Critiques will be given on works in progress and finished.
Hands-on experience carving a sculpture using hand tools and an introduction to pneumatic chisels. Space is limited so call to reserve your space.You will be working in a functioning studio with the opportunity to view professional works in progress and many finished sculptures.
Other Club benefits are yearly Group Exhibitions held at pb&j Gallery. Periodic group visits to area sculpture exhibits and social get togethers.
Sculpture Club meetings Time/Location
There are two separate sculpture meeting times to choose from:
Class fees are paid monthly.
Tuesday evenings 6PM to 8PM ($120 for a 4 meetings a month)
Tuesday morning classes 10AM to 1PM ($180 a 4 meetings a month)
Members can pro-rate dues if they join during the week. Day rate $45 per session. Night rate $30 per session.
My studio (centrally located in Atlanta, Georgia ) off of I-85 near North Druid Hills & Cheshire Bridge Road.) link to studio
Worktable. Sandbags. Use of Pneumatic tools , and air
compressor. Use of riffle files. Use of glass and loose grit for leveling pieces.
Stone (catalog info supplied) or wood
Basic Stone Carving Set ( available locally at Dick Blick Art Supply)
Good fitting leather gloves (can be purchased at Home Depot/Lowes)
High quality dust respirator (must be capable of filtering fine dust Home Depot/Lowes )
Safety glasses (Home Depot/Lowes)
Hearing Protector, ear plugs and/or ear muffs (Home Depot/Lowes)
Half round 10" coarse cabinet file(General Hardware)
Sandpaper (various grits discussed in class)
See tool link for pictures and descriptions