CHARACTER FEATURES WITH GEORGE
INSTRUCTOR: George Peñaloza
SKILL LEVEL: all levels welcome
This class focuses on the development of facial expression in humans or animals using paper clay. Students will explore the connection between muscle anatomy and movement and expressive characteristics. Different facial types, facial features and proportion will be addressed. Students will sculpt expressive heads/faces using cone 10 paper clay. Application of under glazes and acrylics for creating colorful surfaces on completed sculptures will be demonstrated. Bring your own clay (Max’s is recommended) and reference photos to the first session.
Classes are ongoing and can be enrolled on any class date for as many weeks as you like. Please select the number of weeks you would like to enroll.
To see specific class dates see our class calendar.
Weeks must be used sequentially with no interruption.
It is recommended for beginning students to sign up for 8 consecutive weeks of class.
QUANTITY = Number of weeks
Classes are open to ages 16 and up.
Course instructors are renowned in the arts community, locally, regionally, and across the US. Click the instructor’s name for information about his or her interests and experience.
Members enjoy reduced class fees - contact us for details about the benefits of studio membership.
Members of Tucson Museum Of Art receive a 10% discount on the first course.
Firing, use of studio glazes, personal storage space and over 50 hours* weekly of studio time are included in your class fee.
*Open studio hours apply to those weeks in which you are enrolled.
All dates and fees are subject to change.
MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 2 students
NOTE: Studio/course fees are non-refundable. Classes missed because of medical emergency may be applied to future course sessions. Make-up classes are not transferable and must be completed by the original student only.