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Sculpture Workshop with Dale Martin

March 11, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Wed May 29 2013 .
Wed, 05/01/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Wed, 05/08/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Wed, 05/29/2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Weatherford Art Association will hold sculpture workshops with artist Dale Martin every Wednesday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in May beginning on Wednesday, May 1. The workshop will be open to adult beginner and intermediate sculpture students.

Students will be using an oil-based plastaline clay, which is a non-hardening clay used mostly for sculptures to be cast in bronze or other media. It can not be fired, but remains pliable for years and can be worked over and over again. Each student will create a sculpture of their choice. A photo of what students intend to sculpt should be brought to class to use as reference by the instructor and student. Some sculpture examples will be furnished to those that wish to use them as reference material.

The workshop will cost $110 and all materials will be furnished and become the property of the student. There is a $35 non-refundable deposit required to sign up for the workshop so that your materials may be purchased and ready to use at the beginning of the workshop. Students that do not have sculpting tools will be furnished a wooden base to work on, armature wire (as needed), sculpting tools, and 4 lbs. of clay. Students who already have tools (including beginning students) will be furnished with a wooden base to work on, 8 lbs. of clay and armature wire (as needed). There will be a maximum of 12 students accepted and enrollment will end April 14. All balances must be paid in full by the beginning of the first class. If for any reason WAA cancels the workshop, all deposits will be refunded.

Students will need to furnish a flexible measuring tape, a sharp knife for cutting clay, a pair of common pliers and a rag or paper towels for occasional hand wiping.

Contact John Stout, VP of Classes & Workshops, at 817-599- 7802 or WAA at 817-599-3278 with any questions.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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