Thursday, January 31, 2013

February Workshop Schedule

PSG Instructor Bevan Weissman working on a piece for Sphere's on Fire

TIG Welding *NEW*
This workshop is designed to introduce students to the basic process of TIG welding. No previous experience necessary.

Sunday, Feb 10th, 12-2pm - $50
Sunday, Feb 17th, 12-2pm - $50
Sunday, Feb 24th, 12-2pm - $50

Alginate Molds *NEW*
In this workshop students will learn how to use alginate, a moldmaking material that allows you to easily cast from life. Students will be making alginate molds of their hands and casting the finished pieces in plaster. No previous experience necessary.

Saturday, Feb 16th 12-3pm - $75


Sphere's on Fire *NEW*
This one-day intensive project-based workshop takes students through the races of creating a decorative spherical oil lamp. We will use the oxy-acetylene torch to cut designs into a hollow stainless steel sphere, and then embed an oil lamp inside to create a beautiful and functional art piece. No previous experience necessary.

Sat Feb 23rd, 10am-5pm - $125

Animal Sculpture at the Zoo *NEW*
This workshop will take place at the Philadelphia Zoo, in one of the small mammal and/or reptile houses. Students will sculpt animals from life. No previous experience necessary.

Sunday, Feb 24th 11am-3pm - $50 (plus $14 Zoo admission)

Aluminum Casting
Aluminum Casting
This workshop will show students the basics of making Greensand molds and casting in aluminum. No previous experience necessary.

Saturday, Feb 16th, 10am-5pm - $75

Oxy-Acetylene Welding
This workshop is designed to introduce students to the basic process of gas welding. No previous experience necessary. 

Sunday, Feb 17th, 11-1 pm - $50
Sunday, Feb 17th, 2-4pm - $50
Sunday, Feb 24th, 11am-1pm - $50
Sunday, Feb 24th, 2-4pm - $50

Interested in signing up for a class, or have questions? Email Programs Manager Jenny Welsh at PSGJennyWelsh@gmail.com.

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