Classes

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Beginning Handbuilding / Surface Decoration

Classes
01/05/2014 - 03/09/2015
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Mondays
Instructor: Carol Gouthro
Create colorful dishes for your home and totems to decorate your garden. We'll learn the basic handbuilding techniques and a thorough introduction to the wide spectrum of low-fire...
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Surface Matters - A Glazing and Surface Seminar

Classes
01/30/2014 - 02/27/2015
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fridays
Instructor: Mark Strom
Explore a great variety of high fire options in this 4-session intensive with our resident master of working 'on the surface'. The palette will include slips, stains, underglazes, resist techniques...
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Natural Forms in Clay

Classes
01/05/2015 - 03/09/2015
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mondays
Instructor: Carol Gouthro
Look to nature for inspiration in this handbuilding class. Experiment with organic or biomorphic forms using pods, corals, bulbs etc. as the springboard for your creations....
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The Expressive Portrait

Classes
01/06/2015 - 03/10/2015
12:00 am - 10:00 pm

Tuesdays
Instructor: Tip Toland
Working from one model for 8 weeks, we'll work life size in solid clay on a pipe armature. We will cover the anatomy of the face and neck relying on observation to bring about a believable animated portrait bust.
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Expressive Wheel

Classes
01/06/2015 - 03/10/2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesdays
Instructor: Damian Grava
In this all-levels class, the beginning students will have a chance to get the basics under their belts.
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Build On This : A Beginning and Intermediate Wheel Class

Classes
01/06/2015 - 03/10/2015
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tuesdays
Instructor: Bill Wilcox
Learn wheelthrowing essentials in this thorough and engaging class. Nothing beats a solid grounding in the fundamentals of wedging, centering, opening, pulling, shaping, altering, trimming, and glazing.
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Think East, Think West : Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding

Classes
01/07/2015 - 03/11/2015
12:00 am

Wednesdays
Instructor: Rob Fornell
Japanese pottery traditions provide a deep taproot for many potters. Whatever your skill level, you will learn new approaches to clay which stress sound wheel basics, hand building, and fluid decorating techniques.
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Creative Handbuilding and Sculpture

Classes
01/07/2015 - 03/11/2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesdays
Instructor: Bethany Woll Students new to clay will be taught of variety of handbuilding techniques, while returning students are given one-on-one coaching to evolve and develop their work, skills and ideas.
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Opposites Attract : A Handbuilding and Sculpture Class

Classes
01/08/2015 - 03/12/2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursdays
Instructor: Kathleen Skeels
Try out some adventurous handbuilding projects using easy and forgiving porcelain and stoneware paper clays, combined with conventional porcelain and stoneware. Explore a variety of surface treatments including slips, oxides and underglazes with our without glazes.
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Basic Handbuilding and Sculpture

Classes
01/10/2015 - 03/14/2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturdays
Instructor: George Rodriguez
Whether you want to build whimsical animals, flowerpots for your garden or serving dishes for your dining room, George will teach you the skills you need to bring your ideas to life.
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