Session 3 Ceramics Classes



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 2016 Session 3 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). Additional Open Labs can be purchased. Open Labs are only given for classes (not for workshops). Please consult your instructor for dates, times, and to purchase additional Open Labs. There are no classes on Memorial Day or July 4th; 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.

 

Discovering the Soft Slab *

Examine the characteristics of working with thick and thin soft slabs by draping, wrapping and folding functional forms. We will discuss organic and architectural resolutions while considering pottery elements such as edges, handles, and feet. Simple presentations such as nesting will be explored.

Experience Level: all

Tuesdays, May 31 - July 19, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register

Instructor: Mary Kay Botkins
$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, June 6 - August 1, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (no class July 4) Register

Session B:
Saturdays, June 4 - July 23, 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, June 6 - August 21, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  (no class July 4) Register       
Session B: Wednesdays, June 1 - July 20, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  Register

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:Tuesdays, May 31 - August 1, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Register

Session B: Thursdays, June 2 - July 21, 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, June 2 - July 21, noon - 3:00 pm Register
Session B: Thursdays, June 2 - July 21, 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

Wednesdays, June 1 - July 20, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register

Instructor: Patty Davoust

$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, June 2 - June 23, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Register
Session B: Thursdays, June 30 - July 21, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Register

Instructor: Pauline Ares

$100 + $15 Materials Fee

   
 


   

 

 


Ceramics Workshops
 
 

 

Date Night

The two of you together working in clay, sharing a bite and a sip while you create something wonderful! Some examples of projects are: mugs, small dishes with texture, trays with handles, or soup bowls. Your work will be ready for pick-up two weeks after your date.

Experience level: all

Session A: Saturday, June 11, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register
Session B: Saturday, July 16, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Register

Instructor: Marie Gnesda

$79 per couple includes nonalcoholic refreshments and materials.

 

 
 
 


 


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