A Hands-On Experience
Noon to 5:00 PM
$129 course fee includes all materials and a light lunch.
THIS IS EXTREMELY HANDS-ON.
PLEASE DRESS ACCORDINGLY AND BE PREPARED TO GET MESSY!
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED.
Learn more about lifecasting here.
To register, call the phd gallery or email
Lifecasting or bodycasting is an exciting and powerful
artform that has been used for centuries to immortalize its subjects.
Today's high-tech methods are streamlined and accurate enough to
duplicate fingerprints, wrinkles, even eyelashes! And, unlike a
photograph or painting, lifecast sculptures show the subject from
In this wild and fun workshop, internationally known artist Philip
Hitchcock will cover the history and basics of lifecasting and demonstrate
his amazing techniques using a live model. Then, in a hands-on lab,
you and a partner will learn how to use a special fast drying impression
medium to make lifecast sculptures of each other, (approximate size
14" x 14") and get expert tips on how to decoratively
color, embellish and display your artwork.
Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday, Noon to 4:00
2300 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO 63118 · Map ·