Sculpting the Portrait – The Art Students League

Sculpting the Portrait


Workshop Description

MAY 16-17
Saturday – Sunday
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Fee: $325, Includes $10 material fee
Instructor present each day
Enrollment limited to 12 students
Please Request Supply List
Workshop is held in the sculpture studios in the basement

A lecture and a demonstration by the instructor will precede each student’s own execution of a sculptural portrait from the live model. The instructor will guide the students through the process according their individual artistic vision and skill level. There will be more group and private talks and demos as needed. The topics covered will stretch from basic use of materials and tools; to: anatomy, structure and proportions; to the artistic nuances of capturing the essence of a specific person. This course is open to all levels of experience.


About the Instructor

Arslan received his M.F.A. from Moscow Stroganov College of Art and Design. His work has been exhibited worldwide and is represented in many private and public collections. Among the numerous awards he has been honored with is an Alex J. Ettl grant from the National Sculpture Society.

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