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Cristina Cordova Workshop

Gaya Ceramic Arts Center Workshop - GIVING LIFE: A Study of Proportion, Anatomy & Expression in the Torso with Cristina Cordova November 4 - 17, 2018. Join Us.


GIVING LIFE:  A Study of Proportion, Anatomy and Expression in the Torso
with Cristina Cordova

November 4 - 17, 2018

Join internationally acclaimed figurative sculptor, Cristina Cordova, in two immersive weeks of "giving life" to a clay body.

Focusing on developing a medium to large scale torso in clay (27-47"h) using slabs and simple patterns that can be used to articulate gestures at different scales, students will benefit from Cristina's exhaustive knowledge and experience in sculpting the human form, as well as her personalised support and critique.

Through daily demonstrations and discussions we will focus on proportion and anatomy (head, arms, hands and torso), sourcing anatomical references and strategies for refining and fine tuning figurative compositions for visual strength and clarity. Through the use of colored slips, underglazes and ceramic transfers we will shift into finishing and detailing the surface to optimize expression. The class will focus on a primary sculpture project supported by smaller compositions which will serve as surface and form tests and will be fired throughout the course. 

Open to all levels of experience.

Tuition: $2,200

*Tuition includes: general studio materials, firings, transport during workshop hours, excursions around Bali, Welcome dinner, and lunches at the studio.

**Accommodation NOT included.

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