8 Hour Virtual Sculpture Workshop.
Date: TBD Winter/Fall Program
Skill Level(s): Ages 12 and up
Instructor(s): Rasta Asaru EL
Gallery Fee: $Free
Sculpture Kit Fee: $29
Concept: 2 Day 4 Hour Workshop:
Students will create 3-dimensional busts using the medium of clay. Each student will get hands-on step-by-step training on the creation of a portrait/bust using his/her imagination. References are welcome but not needed.
Day 1-1.5 Hour Textile Education On Clay
2.5 Hour Portrait/Bust Creation
Day 2- 4 Hours of Creating your sculpture using clay techniques.
Media & Techniques:
Students build ceramic Figures using self-hardening and air-dry clays. Students will Review different building techniques to fabricate their concepts, be it slab or solid construction. Demonstrations include multiple ways of hand building, introductory clay handling, and surface treatments for ceramic sculpture.
Day 1 of the workshop takes place at the Creative house’s Outdoors Area. Students will become familiar with clay and learn a variety of beginner sculpting techniques. Day 2 students will use beginner techniques to creating a piece of history that represents what Dr. Martin Luther King Stood For. On the official MLK day of celebration, students will participate in a curated show displaying their work and commemorating MLK Day.
The festivities will take place at The Creative House Art Gallery. The students will have their sculptures on display for all to see along with living sculpting demonstrations, lectures, group discussions, viewing and recognition of the students created work.
Rasta Asaru is a professional sculptor and Founder of the Creative House Gallery. He has been a lifelong student of sculpture and professional artist for over 25 years in the field of Sculpture and fabrications with studies under Charles Dickson, Gregory Chaney. Rasta is a self-taught artist with work that has been shown in galleries and museums nationally. Rasta as a founder of the Creative House Gallery now brings artist residency to Inglewood CA, with the intention of narrating a new creative path to young urban youths.