Ceramics

Monumental Sculptures

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October 7 @ 8:30 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,…

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Exploring Alternative Firings- Raku, Saggar, Horsehair, Obvara

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October 7 @ 8:30 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,…

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Beginning Wheel

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October 7 @ 8:30 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.

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Handbuilding

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October 7 @ 8:30 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.

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The Pottery Wheel-Throwing

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October 7 @ 8:30 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.

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Wheel Night

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October 7 @ 8:30 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.

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Wheel

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October 7 @ 8:30 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.

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Handbuilding for Vessels

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October 7 @ 8:30 am

Learn basic clay construction techniques such as pinching, slab work, and coiling.  Create bowls, cups, mugs, plates, and more using templates.  Decorate these forms with stamps, slips, and underglazes. No previous clay experience is required.

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Wheel I

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October 7 @ 8:30 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.

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Beginning Wheel

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October 7 @ 8:30 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.

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