Join Rip Caswell Studio each month during Troutdale's First Friday Art Walk for an exciting variety of music, art and wine. Art Walk hours are 5pm - 9pm and most of the Historic Troutdale merchants participate in what has become the area's most well attended and fun event!
Upcoming First friday dates in 2013 are:
Classical Portrait Sculpture II with Rip Caswell
Classical Sculpture II is designed for the Classical Sculpture I student w
ho would like to sculpt a portrait and complete a finished bronze. Students will choose their own portrait subject and will create sculptures in 1/2 life size under the Rip’s guidance and mentorship. Actual sculpting will take place at Caswell Gallery with an open studio arrangement where the student can sculpt in the gallery during open hours. Clay will provided and tools will be available for use while sculpting in the Gallery, although at this level students might want to have their own tools. The class will move to Firebird Bronze in Boring, OR where students will learn first hand about mold making and casting their bronze using the lost wax method.
Dates and times: All students will attend class
orientation on Saturday, June 15 at 10AM.
Rip will give an overview of the class.
Students can stay and sculpt during the day on Saturday. Additional open studio times will be on Tues, Wed, Thurs, June 18,19 and 20. On Mon, June 24, 6:00-8:30: students will start making their mold at Firebird Bronze and finish at home. Thurs, June 27, 6:00-8:30: students will make their mother mold, spue, and pour the wax. Mon, July 1, 6:00-8:30: molds will be gated and dipped. Mon, July 8, students will pour the metal, sandblast and clean the sculpture. Thurs, July 11, 6:00-8:30, students will tool the metal and patina and add the base. Students will display their sculptures at First Friday, August 2, 5-9PM.
Cost: $495, plus $50 for materials. To register call 503-492-2473.
Other galleries where you will find Rip's work are:
Clearwater Gallery in Sisters
Primary Elements in Cannon Beach
Gilbert District Gallery in Seaside
Sparks Gallery in Depoe Bay
Cole Gallery in Edmonds
Grand Teton Gallery in Jackson Hole
June 7, 2013