July 25 – 29
Clay Sculpture: Image and Content
The workshop focuses on sculptural process from visualization to completion. Bring your questions and create that piece you’ve always wanted to make. We will cover best clays for sculptors, kiln-firing options, and surface treatments for ceramic sculpture. Instructor demonstrations and exercises will take us through preliminary sketches, the maquette, the stages of successful construction, and final color.
Susannah Israel is an artist and educator known for her expressive clay sculpture. She is passionate about teaching, and has inspired many ceramic artists with her innovative approach. Israel is a frequent visiting artist at schools and universities, and has taught workshops throughout the Western states Her artwork is held in public and private collections worldwide, from the Archie Bray Foundation to the Yinge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan.
artist website: www.susannahisrael.com