Monday, October 15, 2012

Workshops with Michelle Legg

Michelle Legg will be presenting 2 exciting, fully participating workshops at The Pottery Studio this year;

Saturday 27 th & Sunday 28th October
Time: 9 am to 5pm – Both Days – please bring own lunch, coffee & tea provided
Cost: R900 inclusive of paper clay, slips and firing of your sculpture.
Stylized self portrait terracotta head adorned with personal symbolism or iconography. Michelle will give a PowerPoint Presentation, visually inspiring and historically informative before guiding you through the practical challenges of hand building your own unique representation of an African Terracotta Head. Using photographs or personal charms or mementos for visual reference, preparatory drawings can also be made of your concepts and ideas. Anything that has had an influence on your life that you would like to include. We will explore sgraffito and / or wet paint techniques as well as impressions to adorn and decorate the surface of the sculpture. Beginners welcome.

SATURDAY 24 th November
Time: 9 am to 5 pm – please bring own lunch, coffee & tea provided
Cost: R600 includes model fees, all materials and firing of sculptures.
Michelle will show participants how to work with simple armature using terracotta clay. Participants will learn how to accurately take measurements from the model and how to interpret them into your own work. All levels of experience welcome from absolute beginners to experienced sculptors. We will work with a few quick 'sketches' and then one longer pose..

Space is limited on both these workshops so please contact Colleen or Michelle to reserve your place. Bookings will only be confirmed when paid for in full by eft to account;
C M Lehmkuhl
Standard Bank
Sandton City Branch 018105
Account number 023214112
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions,
Colleen & Michelle 073 481 0889 or 011 463 7262

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