MSA Sculpture Conference Workshops
Direct Carving Bronze Casting Workshop
October 4th, 9am – 5pm
As part of the MSA Sculpture Conference, Alabama based artist Sarah Heath will lead a one day bronze casting workshop. Focusing on the mold making techniques of direct carving into resin banded sand, participants will learn to create delicate art castings. Registrants will carve their own molds then participate in a bronze pour to cast their sculptures. Workshop fee includes all materials. All skill levels welcome.
Into to Carving Polystyrene Workshop
October 4th, 2-5pm
Glassblown Booze Cup Workshop
Thursday October 4th, 1, 2, or 3pm
Try your hand at glassblowing with a trained professional. Choose between several styles, colors, and textures and assist a glassblower in making your personalized booze cup. Each workshop will take 1hour and have a maximum of 4 participants. Your unique handmade glass will be ready to use at the MSA Social scheduled on Saturday, October 6th from 9-11 at the adjoining Pretentious Beer Co. What could be better than handcrafted beer in your own handcrafted glass.
Introduction to Pal Tiya
Thursday October 4th, 9am - 12
As part of the MSA Sculpture Conference, Maria Sarmiento will offer a workshop on Pal Tiya, an easy to use sculpture media that does not require molds, kilns, or heavy armatures. Participants will learn the basics of Pal Tiya mixing, curing, and finishes by creating a small armature and covering it with the first layer of Pal Tiya. Participants will have 2lbs of Pal Tiya to experiment with during the workshop and at home. While curing Pal Tiya can be sculpture, tooled, carved and chiseled. Once cured for a minimum of 5 days Pal Tiya can go outside in any weather.