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Kensuke Yamada Visiting Artist Workshop

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Sunday, June 16, 2024 10am to 5pm

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In this two-day workshop, participants will explore narrative figure sculpture with renowned ceramic artist Kensuke Yamada. Using coil building and other handbuilding techniques, participants will construct figurative sculptures in stoneware clay. Through demonstrations and individual critiques, Yamada will share his process of imbuing ceramic figures with nuanced narratives that comment on the human experience. Students will learn techniques for sculpting realistic yet poetic details and surfaces that enhance emotional resonance. The workshop will focus on capturing fleeting moments and subtle interactions to provoke reflection in viewers.

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