Sculpting the Male Figure with Jiajun Lu

Contact with any questions. Class enrollment/payment options described below.

Dates: 8 consecutive Saturdays from March 18 – May 6, 2023
Time: 2 pm – 5 pm
$425 (non members) 12 students max

Jiajun Lu

Instructor: Jiajun Lu (nickname JJ) has an MFA from Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Japan. JJ has numerous public sculptures in the US, Japan, and China. He currently teaches sculpture at Contra Costa College and works on private and public commissions at his studio in Richmond. See more about JJ and his sculpture at

Class Description:  The class is open to all levels, beginner to advanced. We’ll learn to sculpt the male figure in water clay on an armature (25 – 30″ height) working from the live model. Students will learn about handling of clay and tools, gesture, blocking in the figure, proportion, and some anatomy. The class structure includes some lectures, demos, and one on one instruction.

Covid protocol: Students must be up to date with their Covid-19 vaccinations.

Materials: Students are responsible to bring their own water clay, armature, and tools. More details on materials will be forthcoming.

Class payment: non-members $425 (paypal – pay friends and family option, venmo, or check), $438 (credit card). Tuition includes instruction and model fees only, students are responsible for materials. Contact to pay (indicate your payment method: paypal, venmo, credit card, or check, so we can provide details on how to pay), and if you have any questions about the class. All payments are non-refundable unless the workshop is cancelled, and credit card fees from paypal ($13) are not refundable even if the class is cancelled. If you need to drop the class, we may be able to provide a refund if there’s a student from the waiting list to replace you.

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