Introduction to Hand Built Ceramics
This course is for teenagers and adults who wish to learn about working with clay. No experience or particular knowledge is required. The purpose of the course is to understand the clay medium through different traditional hand crafting techniques, such as modeling, pinched pots, coil and slab building.
Demonstrations are made by the instructor at the beginning of each class and the students are able to gain knowledge from different books available in the class. The students will also learn the different methods used in decorating their pieces. Students will do the glazing of their pieces and the instructor will conduct the final firing after which the finished pieces are kept by the student.
Tools, firings, and glazes are included / students need to bring an apron.
Date and Time:
Fall Semester 2017 – beginning: TBA
Hand Built Ceramics- All Levels
This course is for anyone who is interested in working with clay. It encompasses beginner students to persons with experience in hand building, looking for a place to advance their skills, or to work on a special project. All forms of hand building will be taught. Students will learn the process from raw clay to finished product – building, drying, loading a kiln, bisque firing, glazing, decorating and the final firing to maturity. Students will be taught at their own skill level to develop their creativity and encouraged to complete at least one fully glazed piece by the course’s completion.
Date and Time:
Fall Semester 2017 – TBA
Ceramics – Individual Instruction on the Wheel
Date and Time: on request – no specific starting date.
Students can choose to take a 1 1/2 hour, 2 hour or 3 hour class for 5 or 8 weeks.
Put your name on the WAITING LIST by contacting the instructor.
5 weekly sessions:
1.5 h / week for 5 weeks = $200 (plus $20 for clay); couple (two people) = $300
2 h / week for 5 weeks = $230 (plus $20 for clay); couple (two people) = $340
3 h / week for 5 weeks = $300 (plus $30 for clay); couple (two people) = $450
8 weekly sessions:
1.5 hr / week for 8 weeks = $275.00 (plus $20 for clay); couple (two people) = $355
2h / week for 8 weeks = $340.00 (plus $30 for clay); couple (two people) = $500
3h / week for 8 weeks = $430.00 (plus $40 for clay); couple (two people) = $645