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Introduction to Gothic Architecture and Molding

09 December 10:00am - 4:00pm
Organized by: The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
Venue: ICAA Classroom
20 West 44th Street
Suite 310
New York

The gothic is an important complement to the classical in a study of traditional architecture. This class will provide an introduction to the elements of English and collegiate gothic architecture for students with some background in art of architecture. At the end of this course, students will be able to draw and name many of the elements found within this style, and will leave the class with a collection of notated sketches of molding profiles, their appropriate design context, as well as a simple clay model of a gothic molding. All of this will serve as a useful starting point for a student’s own continued education on the gothic style.

Instructor: Patrick AllesPre-Requisites: Some background in art or architecture is helpful but not requiredCost: $85 for members, $125 for non-membersRequired Materials: 9×12 spiral bound portrait sketchbook (preferably watercolor paper), HB or 2H pencils, Erasers, Architects scale, Triangle Straight Edge – 45 degrees (preferably small enough to work with in sketchbook)Credits: 5 AIA LUs