Altars by Professor Richard Flores
What do you find sacred and how do you express it? Participants will construct small sculptural altars made in sections utilizing clay, mixed media, and found objects. No previous experience necessary.
Day One: Creating small works from clay utilizing hand-building techniques.
Day Two: Bisque-firing of works. Painting and drawing exercises based upon the 1901 book Thought Forms by Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater, and studies for future works. Gathering of natural and found objects for altars.
Day Three: Glazing and raku-firing of ceramic works, followed by assembly of elements.
Cost $250. Includes all materials and lunch.
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Professor Richard Flores Teaching a Workshop in the Studio.
Richard Flores is three-dimensional studio arts professor at College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California, instructing courses in all levels of ceramics, sculpture, glass and 3-D design. Skilled in both two and three-dimensional fine art, Richard has worked with ceramist Beatrice Wood, and performed numerous Hot Glass workshops with Richard Marquis and William Davis.
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The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts
Tel: 805-646-3381 or email us at BeatriceWoodCenter@gmail.com.
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