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Metals B Summer Session 5

METALS SUMMER SESSION 5
JULY 16–28, 2023
Douglas Pryor
Explorations in Sculptural Chasing

The art of chasing is a love language between illustration and sculpture. In this workshop we’ll integrate the best of both worlds as we explore detailed relief work in sheet metal. We’ll mix elements of raising, repoussé, and the Japanese technique of uchidashi to create a knowledge base of low- and high-relief work. Students can expect to complete at least two projects in copper. The first will be a structured follow-along design matched to the individual’s skill level. The second project, also a follow-along design, will be assigned to match each person’s interests. All levels. Lower metals studio.

Studio artist; teaching/demonstrations: Metal Arts Academy (CA), Appalachian Center for Craft (TN), Hereford College of Arts (UK), Art Students League (NYC), The Idea Foundry (OH); residencies: Buffalo Creek Art Center (NV), Light Grey Art Lab (Minneapolis); publications: Hephaistos, Artist Blacksmith, Anvil’s Ring magazines. 

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Douglas Pryor, Gecko on Pancakes, 1mm thick copper, 5-1/2 inches high
Douglas Pryor, Gecko on Pancakes, 1mm thick copper, 5-1/2 inches high