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Continuing Wheel Throwing – Monday

Continuing Wheel Throwing – Monday

  • Monday, January 22, 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

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Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

  • Monday, January 22, 2018
  • 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Over 10,000 years ago, humans started using clay jugs, bowls, baskets, platters, teapots, jewelry, tablets, statues, tiles, buildings – these have all been born from clay, a legacy of civilization. Use traditional coil, pinch, and slab techniques to continue that legacy, creating vessels that harken back to ancient times.

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Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Instructor: Vadim Malkin
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

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Beginning Handbuilding (Tue)

Beginning Handbuilding (Tue)

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Don’t be intimidated by clay. This class gives you the chance to handbuild freely. The projects are explained step-by-step and based on pieces from children’s classes … from plates and bowls to animal rattles and lanterns. Come play with clay!

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tue)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tue)

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Continuing Wheel Throwing (WG)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (WG)

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

Now that you’re comfortable with techniques like centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

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Advanced Ceramics

Advanced Ceramics

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018
  • 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

An excellent choice for those who are seeking a continuation of skills already learned and to develop personal style and consistency. Working in series and sets is emphasized, as are refining, finishing, and glazing. Demonstrations meet the needs of each student. Prerequisite: Intermediate Ceramics and Continuing Wheel Throwing or similar experience.

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3-D Design

3-D Design

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

A design problem is given for the term, emphasizing one or two design elements in particular. Discussions about design and the finished pieces are a part of each class. If a base for the piece is needed, that becomes part of the discussion as well. Some hand-building skills are required.

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Surface Decoration for Pottery

Surface Decoration for Pottery

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Use handbuilt projects or thrown forms to explore surface decoration techniques. Experiment with sgrafitto, slip trailing, inlay and more to create unique and functional pottery.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018
  • 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Instructor: Barbara Bailey
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Raku

Raku

  • Friday, January 26, 2018
  • 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn traditional raku firing and other postreduction firing techniques. The first four meetings will be spent making pieces for the firings. Some handbuilding skills are needed. Besides the traditional raku firing method, we will explore fuming and horsehair finishing techniques. Come and learn this exciting firing method with instant results. Prerequisite: Some handbuilding skills.

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Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

  • Friday, January 26, 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Over 10,000 years ago, humans started using clay jugs, bowls, baskets, platters, teapots, jewelry, tablets, statues, tiles, buildings – these have all been born from clay, a legacy of civilization. Use traditional coil, pinch, and slab techniques to continue that legacy, creating vessels that harken back to ancient times.

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