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Free-Hand Carving Monday 8-5PM

Eugenia Almeida - Mixed Media Free-Hand Carving

  • Starts Nov 4
  • 325 US dollars
  • Convention Center Boulevard

Available spots


Service Description

In this class, students delve into the world of texture creation using unconventional materials and tools. The focus is on achieving unique textures on MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) sample boards, employing a combination of vertical overlay concrete and gypsum plaster. Students will be encouraged to explore the materials freely, getting their hands dirty as they apply layers of concrete and plaster onto the MDF boards. They might carve intricate patterns, sculpt organic shapes, or experiment with abstract forms, all while honing their skills and discovering their own artistic style. The instructor will provide guidance and feedback throughout the course, helping students troubleshoot challenges and refine their techniques. There's an emphasis on exploration and innovation, with each student encouraged to push the boundaries of what's possible with these materials. By the end of the class, each student will have created a series of textured sample boards showcasing their newfound skills and creativity. Set/Dry Time: 24-48 hours Material Information: 1/4 MDF boards 16"x24" Samples: 4 Tools Materials Provided: Plaster trowels and carving tools. Materials provided: 90-minute drywall mud; vertical overlay concrete, rags, 2-gallon buckets. Tool Materials Needed: Personal plaster trowel


Upcoming Sessions


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