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Students attending this class will learn to use the potter's wheel to create bowls, mugs, teapots and more.
Students attending this class will learn to create unique ceramic pieces using traditional pottery techniques, including pinching, coils, and slabs.
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Learn to create pieces using either handbuilding, throwing or a combination of both that can be used for either functional or sculptural work.
An introduction to the basic elements of throwing on the wheel and surface decoration. Intermediate students develop increased skills through more demanding projects that explore a variety of shape and glaze possibilities.
Students pursue their own individual handbuilding projects with occasional class assignments and demonstrations. Instructor critiques, slides, readings, films and field trips will also be included. Must be skilled in working with clay.
Practice and Refine your throwing and handbuilding techniques and develop your personal style that will make your work unique and recognizable.
Investigate how the activity of making pottery can be a wonderful vehicle for quieting the mind. Not unlike meditation, working with clay can also help us to be more present and focused in the moment. In this class we will learn and develop various skills of working on the wheel, while exploring how at whatever level this can be a useful means for cultivating the prac
Learn to throw bowls, cylinders, vases and plates on the potter's wheel as well as the fundamentals of handbuilding techniques such as slab, pinch, coil and extrusion fabrication.
These classes will offer specific projects for furthering individual skills. Focus on surface techniques and the refinement of forms. Previous throwing experience is necessary.
Students will learn main hand-building techniques, such as pinching, coiling, and using slabs.
This class will focus on developing sensitivity to the various internal relationships and subtleties of the vessel form. Beginners will learn the basic skills of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Intermediate students will work on individual projects to further develop their skills and unique personal expression. Demos and critiques will be given regularly.
For students seeking to develop an individual style through a personal vision in clay. Class includes thematic projects and slide presentations. Students experiment with combining wheel throwing and handbuilt forms in developing their own vision in clay. Experience is necessary.
This class will focus on the wheel, utilizing basic skills as well as advanced techniques such as thrown and altered forms. Lidded jars, oval planters and vases as well as tumbler and pitcher sets will be developed. Surface techniques such as slip decoration, wax resist and maiolica painting techniques will be demonstrated.
Students attending this class will learn classic ceramics techniques used to make teapots, vases, coffee mugs, and practically any functional and sculptural works they can imagine.
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