Workshops – Sculpture Saint John:
SCULPTURE FUN! (AGES 5-8)
6 August – 31 August, 10am-12pm
Helen Stanley presents this workshop designed to encourage creativity and help children tap into their imagination to produce a work of art that is inspired by sculpture. Although each class will vary, children will use clay to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture. Works will be taken home to air dry. Six Sessions: Aug 6, 10, 17, 20, 24, 31, 2016. Each Session: 2 hours, 10am–12pm. $20 per session, all supplies included. Maximum 8 students
SCULPTURE ADVENTURES (AGES 9-14)
6 August – 31 August, 1-3pm
If you love to build things or would like to learn more about how to turn an idea into a sculpture, this is for you! Under the guidance of instructor Helen Stanley, students will use clay and other materials to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture. Works will be taken home to air dry. Six Sessions: Aug 6, 10, 17, 20, 24, 31, 2016. Each Session: 2 hours, 1-3pm. $20 per session, all supplies included. Maximum 8 students.
HANDBUILDING WITH CLAY (AGES 15 AND UP)
5 August – 21 August, 9am-5pm
Have you always wanted to work with clay? Well, here is your opportunity! You’ll learn the handbuilding techniques of pinching, coiling, and slabwork. The creative possibilities are endless, so you can design pieces that interest you. Come and fall in love with clay! All works will be kiln-fired once completed and participants will be notified when they are ready for pickup at the Saint John Arts Centre. Four Sessions: August 5, 7, 19, 21, 2016, 9am-5pm with a one- hour break for lunch. Cost: $80, all materials included. Maximum 8 students per class.
INTRO TO CARVING IN SOAP STONE (AGES 15 AND UP)
13 August – 11 September, 9am-5pm
This workshop with Ingrid Van Den Hurk offers some theory of sculpture and an examination of different sculpting techniques. The objective of the workshop is to complete your own stone sculpture from concept to final presentation in an easy step-by- step process! Students will be taught to develop a feel for the stone and how to use a rasp, file, handsaw, and sandpaper. Class size is limited to eight participants so that each student benefits from personal instruction from Ingrid. 6 Sessions: Aug. 13, 14, 27, 28; Sept. 10, 11, 2016. 9am – 5pm with a 1 hour break for lunch. Cost: $90