Absolute Beginners

Welcome to the world of clay!

If you always wanted to try ceramics but were a bit intimidated, this is the perfect class for you! Introducing the beginner to basic principles of working with clay - by hand and on the potter’s wheel, this fun course focuses on the creation of unique and useful ceramic items and gifts to decorate the home. Follow up this course with Beginners Hand Building or Beginners Wheel Throwing.

Tuesday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm LOURDES JIMENEZ Start Date: 04/25/2017 Register

Advanced Beginners Hand-Building

Slab building for Beginners

This course offers the advanced beginner a valuable introduction to hard and soft slab construction and includes instruction on glaze application. Experience with pinching and coiling is prerequisite.

Tuesday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm TITIA ESTES Start Date:4/25/2017 Register
Wednesday, 10:00am - 12noon TITIA ESTES Start Date:4/26/2017 Register

Beginners Wheel Throwing

Learn to use the potter's wheel

This course lays the foundation for personal development of basic skills in throwing, trimming and glaze application.

Wednesday, 10:00pm - 12noon MICHAEL SBICCA Start Date: 4/26/2017 Register
Thursday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm BECKI CHERNOFF Start Date: 04/26/2017
(no class meeting on May 11th)

Advanced Intermediate Hand-building

Refine and develop your hand building!

Use advanced hand-building techniques to explore personal ideas and self-expression. This course will focus on form and surface finishing options. Hand-Building I and IA (pinch, coil and slab) or equivalent experience is prerequisite.

Tuesday,10:00am – 12noon TITIA ESTES Start Date: 04/25/2017 Register

Intermediate Wheel-Throwing

Throw with confidence!

Once you are comfortable with throwing at least 3 pounds of clay, an intermediate class will build your throwing, trimming and glazing skills. Topics include: using bats and chucks, throwing off the hump, making larger forms and lids. Wheel Throwing I or equivalent experience is a pre-requisite.

Tuesday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm SHARON GARRETT Start Date: 4/25/2017 Register

Surface Design on Bisque Ware

Complement your forms with surface decoration techniques.

Explore a variety of surface treatments to enhance your hand built or wheel thrown pieces after bisque firing. Experience in hand building or wheel throwing is prerequisite.

Thursday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
(no class meeting on May 11th)
HEATHER ROSENMAN Start Date: 04/27/2017 Register

Advanced/Intermediate Sculpture Workshop Series

Discover 3 approaches to ceramic sculpture from 3 different artists in this unique series of workshops.

Beverly Archer – Animal forms and Armatures on Wednesdays 4/26/2017 and 5/03/2017

Biliana Popova – Coil building Abstract Human Figures on Wednesdays 5/10/2017 and 5/17/2017

Alice Simpson – Exploring Identity through the Self-Portrait on Wednesdays 5/24/2017 and 5/31/2017

Advanced Intermediate Hand Building experience is prerequisite.

Wednesday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Various Artists Start Date: 04/26/2017 Register
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