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Sculptural Expressions with James Tisdale


Explore and realize the visions of your imagination. Focus on creating narrative work employing human and animal forms, and develop and execute your own visual vocabulary. Coiling, carving, pinching, and other hand-building techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. Examine surface treatments of low-fire glazes, underglazes, and stains that accentuate the forms and content of your work. All levels are welcome.

ONLINE CLASSES: Tap into your creativity right from your home in an online Art School class! We're offering live, online classes in drawing, painting, ceramics, and more, taught by our wonderful Art School faculty in real time. Capacity is limited to ensure small class sizes so you can maximize your time with your instructor and your classmates. You'll learn together in community with your fellow students, with additional opportunities for one-on-one time and individual feedback from your instructor, just like in our in-person classes!

Sep 07–Oct 19 (Monday) 9A–12P
[1416M] James Tisdale – 7 sessions | Online
Member Tuition: $205 and $40 supply fee


Sep 08–Oct 20 (Tuesday) 12:30–3:30P
[1417A] James Tisdale – 7 sessions | Online
Member Tuition: $205 and $40 supply fee


Oct 26–Dec 14 (Monday) 9A–12P
[1418M] James Tisdale – 7 sessions | In Studio
Member Tuition: $205 and $40 supply fee
No class on 11/23


The full supply list for your course may be found HERE. The Art School sells 6 clay bodies including most of the ones recommended by our instructors. This option will be available during checkout, and if you purchase your clay while registering it will be ready for you the first day of class. Basic tool kits are also available for purchase. Many more clay bodies and tools can be purchased at Armadillo Clay, 3307 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78702.