Saturday, July 30, 2 pm to 4 pm 
Free Artist Demonstration
by Alan Newberg   "Creating a Portrait in Clay"

 

Bremerton artist and CVG member Alan Newberg will demonstrate how to make a
life-sized portrait bust in clay.  Key points that will be covered include:

 

Building a simple, inexpensive armature to support the clay.

Applying the first layer of clay on the armature.

Blocking in the basic head, neck and face structure.

Detailing the nose

Detailing the mouth

Detailing the eyes

Positioning the ears

Getting the profile right.

Adding hair

 

A number of common tools will be utilized and demonstrated in the process of the demonstrated.

 

NEEDED!  A VOLUNTEER MODEL BETWEEN 16 AND 30 YEARS OF AGE.

 

This person must be prepared to hold an erect sitting pose for four to six 20 minute consecutive sessions, with 5 minutes breaks.  The  model needs no prior experience.

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Neo Nefertiti  Alan Newberg
This bronze started out as a clay bust