Sculpting the Head

Dates: February 2 - April 20   CLOSED
Days/Times: Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm
Level: Beginning - Advanced
Instructor: Claudia Olds Goldie

Course description: In this course, students will sculpt the head in clay. A basic construction format will be presented. The instructor will demonstrate techniques for modeling human features, and then students will use these techniques to create their own sculptures. As the course progresses, students will make additional heads working directly from the model. At the end of the class, students finish and hollow out their sculptures and prepare them for the firing process. 12 classes/14 weeks.

Course Fee: $885 Adults; $800 1st Time Registrants; $125 Harvard Undergraduates; $225 Harvard Graduates

For questions regarding registration, accessibility, discounts for multiple-class registration and new student referrals, and employee assistance programs, such as TAP: contact Shawn Panepinto, Director of Operations, at 617.495.8680 or email

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Location: Ceramics Studio