WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

$149.00

  • Artist – Kathy Lewis
  • 12+ Hours of content
  • Lifetime Access/Downloadable Content
  • Private FB Group
  • Course Price – $149
  • All Sales Final
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Are You Ready to Immerse yourself in the Ambiance of the African Wilderness and Transport Yourself to the Heart of the Wild Through Scuplture?

Embark on a thrilling artistic journey with our Safari Animal Sculpture Class, WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, where you'll sculpt magnificent African creatures such as the graceful giraffe, rugged warthog, and mighty elephant.  Guided by expert instructor, Kathy Lewis, this hands-on workshop caters to all skill levels, providing a unique experience in crafting with air-dry clay, forming solid armatures, and expressing vibrant jungle life through painting. Immerse yourself in the ambiance of the African wilderness, letting the creative process transport you to the heart of the wild. The class not only focuses on sculpting techniques but also emphasizes the importance of finishing touches and protective sealants to ensure your masterpieces withstand the test of time.  Secure your spot now and unleash your creativity in a safari adventure that promises to be both educational and visually captivating.

 

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COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course students will have an understanding of the following concepts:

  • Create an armature for the animal based on picture reference
  • Add clay to the armature, then dry and sand
  • Paint and seal the clay animals
  • Create real hair manes and tail and how to attach securely
  • Sculpt three African animals from start to end
  • Gain confidence in sculpting various animals

 

COURSE OPENS JANUARY 24TH

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Cost - $149

DESCRIPTION OF LESSONS

Embark on an insightful sculpting odyssey with our Safari Sculpture Course, an intellectually crafted series inspired by images from an African Safari undertaken in 2022. This meticulously structured course comprises three lessons, each focusing on sculpting animals of the African savannah: the giraffe, warthog, and elephant.

In Lesson 1, we will explore the intricate details of giraffe anatomy through a systematic study of skeletal structures. Acquaint yourself with the utilization of two clay types, carefully used to create the grace of the giraffe's elongated neck, legs, and slender tail. Delve into advanced techniques to strengthen all of the body parts, ensuring both aesthetic appeal and structural integrity.

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In the second lesson, navigate the details of sculpting a warthog, complete with meticulous attention to realistic details such as mane and tail. Delve into the application of a shared armature for both standing and sitting poses, emphasizing the significance of versatility in sculptural composition.

Conclude the course with an exploration of the elephant's features, emphasizing texture while showing the intricacies of floppy ears, and the iconic tusks. Gain proficiency in sculpting elephants in both standing and walking postures, enriching your repertoire of sculptural poses.

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Join me on this jubilant safari adventure, where each lesson is a burst of color and creativity!  Let's sculpt, laugh, and create memories together. Don't miss the chance to take your sculpting prowess to the next level!

COURSE OPENS JANUARY 24TH

Lifetime Access - Download All Content

Cost - $149

MEET KATHY LEWIS - ARTIST/INSTRUCTOR

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I began taking online art classes, met Kara Strachan Bullock, and took almost all of the workshops she hosted at her local studio. I was in heaven to have this new friend and later her wonderful studio located less that 20 minutes away from home. I also continued online courses and some wonderful artists had an awesome affect on my art journey. For this class I was mentored and influenced by a favorite sculptor, Nick Mackman. I was fortunate enough to study under her while on my African Safari in 2022.

When working with clay I feel peace and joy unlike anything ever before experienced. I have not put it down more than six years and continue to find great pleasure in creating with clay. It is my 'go to' art medium. I create purely from the heart having had no formal sculpting education. I hope to spread the joy of creating in clay, something that young and old, beginner and experienced can enjoy. I hope you can experience the feeling I heard in my granddaughter's comment recently when she said, "Grandma, I am so happy making this (clay sculpture). It is the most wonderful thing I have ever made."

PRIVATE GROUP JUST FOR YOU!

 

This course will have a private Facebook group just for you!  The artist will be actively involved with the class via Facebook the first four weeks the course is open!  After that the course will be a self-study.  The artist may or may not be involved after the four weeks.  We are looking forward to seeing your artwork!

COURSE SUPPLIES

Below is a list of the supplies that I will be using for the projects in this course.  However, you are always encouraged to use what you have on hand. 

 

Clay

Tools and Wire

Paint

  • Acrylic paint in suggested colors:
  • Golden Acrylic glazing liquid

Paintbrushes

Other

  • Craft glue
  • Horse hair or other soft medium bristles. (Optional)
  • Protective vinyl gloves
  • Paper towels and/or baby wipes
  • Foil
  • 2 large size zip lock bags
  • Small fine mist sprayer for water
  • Newspaper
  • sand paper ( 220 grit)
  • Round tooth picks
  • Masking tape (lots, get a good sticky one, I use this)
  • Xacto knife with blade
  • Potter's wheel (optional but helpful)
  • Dust mask (recommended for sanding)
  • Ruler
  • Toothpicks (round wooden)
  • Container for water
  • Roll of parchment paper
  • Palette (recycled food containers, paper plates, prepared palette paper)
  • Permanent (waterproof) fine liner (size 0.2 or 0.5 or similar, UniPen or Micron recommended)
  • Fine ribbon or string

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON ACCESSING CLASSES AND SELLING WORK CREATED IN THIS COURSE:

**Upon purchasing your course, you will be asked to create an account and go through the purchase process (even if the cost is $0 for a free course).  If you have already created an account, after purchase your course will IMMEDIATELY be available under “LOGIN” at the top right-hand of karabullockart.com.

**If your course does not show up, please email us at karabullockart@gmail.com

**Due to the nature of the immediate availability of the course, all purchases are nonrefundable.

**Please talk to the artist of the course about his/her policy on selling artwork created in this course prior to selling any works created during course.  Some artists will allow it, while others do not.  Thank you for your support.

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