Session 5 Ceramics Classes



Session 5 Kids Classes



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 2016 Session 5 Ceramics Classes

* These classes come with FREE three-hour Open Labs -- one for each week of class (eight-week classes receive eight and four-week classes receive four). Open Labs are only given for classes (not for workshops). Please consult your instructor for dates and times. There are no classes on Thanksgiving week; all end dates are adjusted accordingly.

Online registration closes three days prior to event start time. Afterward those interested may call Clayspace at 630 393 2529 to inquire about availability.

 

Handbuilding with Clay Slabs *

Using patterns you design, build 3D pieces from a 2D slab. We will discuss design, technique, structure and the importance of finishing details. Students will also learn slump and hump form building.

Experience level: all

Tuesdays, October 18 - December 13, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register

Instructor: Marie Gnesda
$275 + $30 Materials Fee  

 

 
 

Beginning/Intermediate Ceramics *

Learn and explore the basics - from technique to design - with an eye towards raising your skills to the next level. Whether it is learning centering and throwing simple forms on the wheel or learning combined forms and advanced glazing techniques, this class is for you.
Experience Level: all

Session A:
Mondays, October 17 - December 12, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Registration Closed

Session B:
Saturdays, October 22 - December 17, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Register
Instructor: Marie Gnesda
$275 + $30 Materials Fee

 

 
  Ceramics - Throwing on the Wheel  *

You will be challenged to not only develop a personal style, but also an awareness of the entire process of creating functional pottery. Included will be demonstrations of the creation of simple forms, (mugs, small bowls, and plates) along with more complex forms (covered bakers, large platters, and bowls) as well as slip trailing, sgrafitto, and glaze formulation.

Experience Level: all

Session A: Mondays, October 17 - December 12, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Registration Closed
Session B: Wednesdays, October 19 - December 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 p Registration Closed

Instructor: Kate Keilty

$275 + $30 Materials Fee

 

 
 







Goal Driven Ceramics *

Wheel Throwing - Hand Building - Sculpture - Glaze. All options are open and all abilities levels welcomed. This class is built around student's goals.

Experience Level: all

Session A:October 18 - December 13, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Register

Session B: Thursdays, October 20 - December 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Register

Instructor: Linda Kiepke


$275 + $30 Materials Fee

 
       
 



Ceramics - Anything Can Happen *

This intermediate independent study focuses on students improving skills in areas of their choice. In addition to advising on how best to improve focus areas, Jean will demonstrate some of her personal favorites. This session is suited to those already proficient in the basics (centering, pulling, trimming, etc) of wheel thrown ceramics. Questions before registering can be directed to jeanburnett@clayspace.net.

Experience level: intermediate
Session A: Thursdays, October 20 - December 15, noon - 3:00 pm Register
Session B: Thursdays, October 20 - December 15, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Register

Instructor: Jean Burnett

$275 + $30 Materials Fee

   

 
 

Ceramics - Sculpture


Designed to expand the knowledge of the sculptural ceramic world, you will explore various techniques and artists to inspire you to create your own pieces of art.

Experience Level: all

Session A: Wednesdays, October 19 - December 14, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Register
Session B: Wednesdays, October 19 - December 14, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register


Instructor: Pauline Ares

$275 + $30 Materials Fee

    
 
  Get Muddy

Want to experience clay without a big commitment then this four-week class is for you. You will work on a different project each week during the first three weeks that will involve the use of the slab-roller while learning various handbuilding techniques. In the fourth week, you will glaze your work. Projects will be available for pick-up two weeks after class ends. No Open Labs are offered with this class.

Experience Level: all

Session A: Thursdays, October 20 - November 10, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Register
Session B: Thursdays, November 17 - December 15, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Register

Instructor: Pauline Ares

$100 + $15 Materials Fee

   
 

Try the Wheel - FREE

Come and try your hand at the Potter's Wheel. this will be a quick demonstration of the process and then you will get a change to try throwing a pot yourself.

Instructor: Marie Gnesda

Free (Registration required)

Session A: December 17, 9:00 am - 9:30 am Register
Session B: December 17, 9:30 am - 10:00 am Register
Session C: December 17, 10:00 am - 10:30 am Register
Session D: December 17, 10:30 am - 11:00 am Register

   

 

 


Ceramics Workshops
 


 

 

Try It Ceramics

Never tried clay before? Create something wonderful! Hand build using simple techniques. Some examples of a project are: mugs, small dishes with texture, trays with handles, or soup bowls. Wheel demonstration included. Your work will be ready for pickup in two weeks.

Experience level: all

Session A: Saturday, November 12, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register
Session B: Saturday, December 10, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register

Instructor: Marie Gnesda

$50 includes materials.

 

 
Leaf Workshop

Create a lovely soft slab leaf dish or bowl using leaves you bring from home. Bring a selection to offer more variety. Big leaves make great bowls. Some dried leaves will be available. Decorate with underglaze. Project will be glazed with clear by instructor and available for pickup in about a week.
Experience level: all
$50 includes materials
Instructor: Lee Ristow
Saturday, October 15, 9:00 am - Noon Registration Closed
 
 


 


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