The Sculptors: Darla & Brandon

Learn sculptural techniques ranging from the classic to the futuristic when you win this Auction Lot. First, you’ll have a one-on-one class with renowned local sculptor Darla Jackson.

Known for her cute yet creepy ceramic animals, Darla is also the owner of The Sculpture Gym, a membership-based workshop for sculptors and makers of all stripes. You’ll explore the Gym together, and either create a unique piece of ceramic art OR learn the basics of Fabrication 101…your choice!

Next up, check out the newest fabrication and maker technologies with Brandon H. Boulden, manager of the renowned NextFab Studio’s Laser Process. Since 2009 Brandon has been at the helm of NextFab’s 3D Printing and 3D Scanning programs. Brandon will guide you through a personalized 3D printing workshop (additive manufacturing) or a Design for Additive Manufacturing class. It’s the sculpture of the future!

But wait… There’s more!

  • Arrive to your maker date in style thanks to your $50 Uber credit.
  • One-hour welding workshop at The Philadelphia Sculpture Gym
  • Your own customized set of sculpture tools
  • One-month FULL TIME membership to The Sculpture Gym (with safety training!)
  • A Darla Jackson original sculpture of a baby bunny in a crow mask
  • A totally awesome 3D printing workshop with Brandon at NextFab


Estimated Auction Lot Value: $1350

Meet The Makers

Philly Give & Get experts span a wide range of creative, business, and technology backgrounds. All Philly G&G experts provide their time on a 100% volunteer basis and are committed to the vision of our organization.

Darla Jackson | Philadelphia Sculpture Gym

Areas of Expertise:
Sculpture, including Animal Sculpture, Figure Sculpture, General Clay Modeling, Mold Making, Welding, & Casting in Metal, Plaster or Resin

I’m a sculptor who makes cute yet creepy animal sculptures. I also own the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, a membership based workshop for artists and makers of things. I like getting mail, eating good food, and saying “have your people call my people”. I dislike slugs, nickels and zombies.

Brandon H. Boulden | NextFab Studio

Areas of Expertise:
Additive Manufacturing, 3D Imaging, Design, Fabrication, Laser Process

I manager NextFab Studio’s Laser Process | 3d Printing and 3d Scanning, with whom I have been with since 2009. I also provide product and graphic design for our clients.

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