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Clay Portrait - In Person

8 Session Afternoon Studio Arts Course

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 2:00 Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 5:00 p.m. ET
Upcoming Session:
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00KL
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$295 - Non-Member
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Materials for this program

  1. COVID-19 Policy for In-Person Classes (updated 6/13/22)
  2. Supply List

By George Tkabladze

Develop basic sculpting skills in this introduction to the concepts and techniques of sculpting the human head. Create copies of a plaster cast portrait or sculpt from a live model. Hands-on practice helps students develop skills in using different techniques and tools and understanding proportion and problem-solving. Demonstrations by the instructor are provided throughout the class.

Both beginning and more experienced students are welcome. The cost of clay is included in the tuition.

Note: In-person programs are not recorded.

Other Information

  • The instructor is George Tkabladze.
  • 8 sessions, 3 hours each (no class November 22)
  • This studio arts program is in-person. CDC and Smithsonian COVID-19 guidelines in effect at the time of the program will be followed.
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)