Beginners Hand-Building

Start Here!

This course offers the beginner a valuable introduction to the ceramic process. The emphasis is on pinch and coil construction and classes include instruction on surface treatments and glaze application.

Saturday, 10:00am - 12:00noon LOURDES JIMENEZ Start Date:08/17/2019 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.

Tuesday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm JANISSE GRACIA Start Date: 08/13/2019 Register
Saturday, 10:00am - 12:00noon CAROL ARONOWSKY Start Date: 08/17/2019 Register

Advanced Beginners Hand-Building

Learn slab-building techniques in this follow-up to Beginners Hand-Building

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.

Wednesday, 7:00pm - 9:00PM TITIA ESTES Start Date: 08/14/2019 Register

Advanced Beginners Wheel Throwing

Develop your skills as you learn new forms

This course reviews fundamental principles of throwing and trimming and introduces the student to repetition throwing, bowls and bottle forms. Beginners Wheel Throwing or similar level of experience is a prerequisite.

Tuesday, 10:00am - 12:00noon JOAN LAIDIG Start Date:08/13/2019 Register
Thursday, 07:00pm - 9:00pm BECKI CHERNOFF Start Date:08/15/2019 Register

Surface Design

Endless Possibilities

Build a personal vocabulary of color, texture and pattern as you explore a variety of surface design techniques with well-known ceramic artist and educator Robert Kibler.

Intermediate level experience in wheel throwing or hand building is prerequisite for this class.

Thursday, 07:00pm – 9:00pm ROBERT KIBLER Start Date: 08/15/2019 Register

Intermediate Wheel-Throwing

Designer Wheel Throwing

Once you are comfortable throwing, trimming and glazing your work independently, an intermediate class will allow you to explore creating and developing your own designs. This class will focus on the making of a set of tableware. The ability to throw, trim and glaze independently is a prerequisite.

Wednesday, 7:00PM - 9:00pm CHRISTINE SCHWANDT Start Date: 08/14/2019 Register
Saturday, 12:00noon - 2:00pm CAROL ARONOWSKY Start Date: 08/17/2019 Register

Advanced Intermediate Hand-Building

Refine and develop your hand building techniques

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

Wednesday, 10:00am - 12:00noon TITIA ESTES Start Date: 08/14/2019 Register
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