Ceramics

Monumental Sculptures

Comments Off on Monumental Sculptures
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This class will focus on Handbuilding with an emphasis on coil building and surface decoration. The students will explore building on a larger “monumental” scale, and develop their own visual narratives in clay. Each student will learn how to embellish the surface of their sculptures with colored slips, underglazes, sgraffito,…

More

Exploring Alternative Firings- Raku, Saggar, Horsehair, Obvara

Comments Off on Exploring Alternative Firings- Raku, Saggar, Horsehair, Obvara
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This class will include detailed instructions for a wide range of alternative firing processes. The focus will be on design elements that can be incorporated into either wheel-thrown or hand-built pieces. As the preparation of greenware is critical to these processes, sufficient time will be spent on how to trim,…

More

Beginning Wheel

Comments Off on Beginning Wheel
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This course will introduce the fundamental skills necessary to center clay on the potter’s wheel and produce vessels such as bowls, cylinders, mugs, plates and vases. Each student will become familiar with the ceramic facility.  Learn about the balance between the form, surface and utilitarian concerns with slips and glazes.

More

Handbuilding I

Comments Off on Handbuilding I
January 29 @ 7:18 am

Learn a variety of handbuilding construction techniques; pinch pots, coil, and slab construction. Create decorative pieces, functional pieces, representations, or abstract sculptures. Students will finish projects using a variety of glazing methods.

More

The Pottery Wheel-Throwing

Comments Off on The Pottery Wheel-Throwing
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This class will cover the basic skills required for wheel throwing including; wedging, centering, opening, pulling, and design considerations. Beginning potters will be given significant individual attention and more experienced students will be given guidance to explore new techniques and build confidence in their skills.

More

Wheel Night

Comments Off on Wheel Night
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This class will introduce students to the fundamental skills necessary to center clay and produce beginning to intermediate pottery forms such as cups, mugs, bowls, plates, cylinders, and vases. Learn about the balance between aesthetic and utilitarian concerns with this in-depth and fun wheel-throwing class.

More

Wheel

Comments Off on Wheel
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This class will introduce you to the fundamental skills necessary to center clay and produce beginning to intermediate pottery forms such as cups, mugs, bowls, plates, cylinders, and vases.  Learn about the balance between aesthetic and utilitarian concerns with this in-depth and fun wheel throwing class.

More

Wheel I

Comments Off on Wheel I
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This class will introduce you to the fundamental skills necessary to center clay and produce beginning to intermediate pottery forms such as cups, mugs, bowls, plates, cylinders, and vases.  Learn about the balance between aesthetic and utilitarian concerns with this in-depth and fun wheel throwing class.

More

Advanced Wheel

Comments Off on Advanced Wheel
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This hands-on class includes pottery wheel and glaze demonstrations, critiques, slip application, kiln-loading, and firing. Types of vessel construction covered in this class include platters, jars, pouring vessels, and other large forms and beyond.

More

Wheel II

Comments Off on Wheel II
January 29 @ 7:18 am

This class continues the journey into wheel-formed pottery. This hands-on class includes wheel and glaze demonstrations, critiques, and kiln loading. Types of vessel construction covered in this class include lidded forms, pouring vessels, handles, and large forms. Glaze application and firing techniques will also be taught.

More