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Michael O’Keefe Sculture & Drawing Classes – Fall 2017 / Spring 2018

Check out the upcoming Sculpture Workshop led by Michael O’Keefe! This workshop will be a fun and accessible investigation of sculptural abstraction. A great entry point to sculpture for painters and drawers!

Email to reserve your spot: mokeefesculpture@mac.com
580 W. Arapaho Rd.
Suite 290
Richardson, TX 75080

http://theokeefestudio.com/ 


Fall Sculpture Seminar
Abstract Relief Sculpture
Instructor: Michael O’Keefe
Explore the intricate spaces and design possibilities of abstract relief sculpture. Participants will work in clay, plaster and with found objects to make complex, sophisticated non-representational relief sculptures. Participants will explore various approaches to abstract design, drawing inspiration from Kurt Schwitters famous “Merz” assemblages.  If a participants sculpture can’t be fired in the kiln, they will have the chance to make a mold and a plaster cast on their finished piece.
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost: $225 
(includes clay, plaster and some additional materials, if participant chooses to make a rubber mold there will be additional costs)
A non-refundable deposit of $100 will hold your spot.  The balance of $125 is due no later then Oct. 3rd, 2017

Spring Sculpture Seminar
Forms Moving Through Space
Instructor: Michael O’Keefe
Participants will explore ideas of sculptural abstraction, inspired by careful consideration of organic forms that they find in nature. Participants  will work directly in plaster or in clay to try and embody the sense of movement and form that they found in the natural objects.
Participant’s work made in this seminar will be eligible for a special exhibition at The Gallery at North Haven Gardens (details below). 
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost: $225 
(includes clay, plaster and additional materials)
A non-refundable deposit of $100 will hold your spot.  The balance of $125 is due no later then March 6th, 2018

Large Scale Drawing Marathon
Instructor: Michael O’Keefe
Work large scale (life size or larger!) from the model. Paper and drawing boards will be provided. Nine hours with the model working with a physical and powerful scale.
Friday, February 2nd, 2018, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday, February 3rd, 2018, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $185 
(Includes paper)
A non-refundable deposit of $90 will hold your spot.  The balance of $95 is due no later then Jan. 5th, 2018

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