CLASSES: CERAMICS


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CLASS or WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Get your hands dirty as you investigate functional ceramic forms. This class will take the beginner through basic ceramic hand-building techniques and introduce them to wheel throwing. More advanced students will work on creative individual projects to master skills and design. This class explores textural surface techniques with mid-range reduction/high-fire oxidation glazing and offers opportunities for alternative Raku firings. When you complete this class you will have several finished functional pieces to take home and enjoy every day.

 Skills acquired in this class include:

  • Basic hand building techniques including pinch, coil, and textured slab construction.
  • Introduction to wheel throwing including wheel set-up, centering, and pulling walls for functional forms.
  • Glazing techniques including Underglaze decoration, Mid-range oxidation/ High-fire Gas reduction, and opportunities for Alternative Raku firings.

Pricing
Member Cost | $300
Non-Member Cost | $330
Dept. Fee | $65


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CLASS or WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Get your hands dirty as you investigate sculptural and functional ceramic forms. This class will help the beginner learn about the techniques of wheel throwing; and provide students of various levels more time to master their skill. This class emphasizes textural surface techniques with underglaze decoration and mid-range oxidation glazing for thrown forms. When you complete this class you will have several decorative and functional pieces to take home.

 Skills acquired in this class include:

  • Knowledge of the six steps to making a vessel on the wheel: wedging, centering, opening, lifting the wall, shaping, trimming.
  • Basic glazing techniques for pottery forms.
  • Patience, getting centered and enjoying the process. 

NOTE FOR PORTNOY CLASS: MASKING ENCOURAGED

Pricing
Member Cost | $300
Non-Member Cost | $330
Dept. Fee | $65


Is this class “Out of Stock”? Sign up for the waitlist below in case of openings!



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CLASS or WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

This class is intended for the more advanced student who wants to take their basic skills to the next level with independent projects that will fine tune techniques and introduce best practices of design and production of functional ceramics. The teacher will work individually with each student setting goals and developing a unique voice in clay. Professional development and social media strategies will be introduced. 

Skills acquired in this class include:

  • An introduction to advanced functional ceramic production techniques chosen from hand building and/or wheel throwing.
  • Further confidence in the ability to design and produce functional ceramics from concept to finished product including multiple glazing methods.
  • Professional development including product photography, applying for shows and social media strategies (Instagram portfolios).

Pricing
Member Cost | $300
Non-Member Cost | $330
Dept. Fee | $65

NOTE: New registrants must be pre-approved by instructor before entering this course. Please contact the Office at 214.320.1275 to learn more about enrolling.


Is this class “Out of Stock”? Sign up for the waitlist below in case of openings!


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