CERAMICS

Beginning Ceramics (310)

Brian Hirt, Studio 7
Tuesdays, January 9 - March 27
6:30-9 pm/12 weeks
$260/Members: $240

A variety of clay forming techniques will be explored in this class. Coiling, pinching, and slab building will be demonstrated, along with an introduction to the wheel. Students will also learn about glazing and glazes. Cone 10 stoneware and Raku firings are available.

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Beginning Ceramics (323)

Wyatt Lane, Studio 7
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
9:30 am - 12 noon/12 weeks
$260/Members: $240

A variety of clay forming techniques will be explored in this class. Coiling, pinching, and slab building will be demonstrated, along with an introduction to the wheel. Students will also learn about glazing and glazes. Cone 10 stoneware and Raku firings are available.

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Mud in the Morning (311)

Julie Devers, Studio 5
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
9:30 am - noon/12 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
Start your day with this general ceramics class, appropriate for all levels of clay experience. Wheel-throwing techniques are emphasized, but intermediate and advanced students may explore independent goals and interests. Forming, decorating, firing and discussion- we cover it all.

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The Potters' Wheel (313)

Wyatt Lane, Studio 5
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
1 - 3:30 pm/12 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
Focus on the techniques of forming and finishing pottery on the potters' wheel. The beginning potter will learn and develop basic skills such as centering, opening, drawing up the walls and trimming. The more advanced or intermediate potter will be able to refine those skills working on making lids, spouts, handles and sectional throwing. We'll also discuss using slips, glazes and glazing.

The Potters' Wheel (314)

Tom Richards, Studio 5
Tuesdays, January 9 - March 27
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
Focus on the techniques of forming and finishing pottery on the potters' wheel. The beginning potter will learn and develop basic skills such as centering, opening, drawing up the walls and trimming. The more advanced or intermediate potter will be able to refine those skills working on making lids, spouts, handles and sectional throwing. We'll also discuss using slips, glazes and glazing.

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Out of Round: Altering Wheel-Thrown Forms (315)

Amy Hudson, Studio 5
Thursdays, January 11 - March 29
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Prerequisite: Beginning/Interm. Potters Wheel
We will focus on altering wheel-thrown pieces. Projects will begin on the wheel. Next, we will manipulate the work with various surface treatments or alterations, such as cutting, darting and folding. We will also explore combining two or more wheel-thrown pieces to create new forms.

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Exploring Raku/Alternative Firing (316)

Brian Hirt, Studio 5
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks

Prerequisite: Potters Wheel or equivalent
Warm up by the winter Raku fire! In this class we will explore and experiment with Raku glazes, terra sigillattas, and firing techniques as well as post firing possibilities. Horse hair, Obvara and Naked Raku techniques will also be available. Students will learn to master the raku firing technique!

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Glaze 101 (317)

Chad Bagge, Studio 7
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics $260/Members: $240
Learn the fundamentals of glazing. Mixing, application, and firing will be covered with discussions to help with the basics and beyond. Get to know glaze materials through basic line blends and an understanding of our firing process. Glaze faults and solutions will be covered. Get excited about glazing!

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Introduction to Red Earthenware (318)

Susan McHenry, Studio 7
Thursdays, January 11 - March 29
1 - 3:30 pm/12 weeks

Prerequisite: Beg. Potter"s Wheel or equivalent
$260/Members: $240
In this class, work with the studio's luscious low-fire earthenware clay. Here's a chance to bring vibrant color and layered surfaces to your work. Decorative techniques such as slip application, brushwork, paper and wax resists, and the use of terra sigillata will be a major focus. Learn how to mix a custom color palette with Mason stains to decorate your work. Demonstrations will include both wheel and hand-built forms.

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Anagama (319)

Julie Devers, Studio 5
Mondays, January 8 - March 26
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks

Prerequisite: Potters Wheel or equivalent $260/Members: $240
Cast your fate to the fire and discover the wonderful possibilities of wood fired ceramics. Julie will share her in-depth knowledge of forming pots and sculpture for the KIA s Japanese style kiln. The 12 week class will culminate with a four day firing in early May.

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Ceramic Design (321)

Lindsay Hayosh, Studio 7
Mondays, January 8- March 26
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics
This class will focus on the importance and recognition of successful design in the field of ceramics. Learn how to apply the principles of design to strengthen your work, as well as sharpen your artistic awareness. Both functional and sculptural ceramics will be examined. Class discussions will be relaxed and insightful.

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Hot Date Night: Ceramics (322)

Brian Hirt and Chad Bagge, Studios 3 and 5 Friday, February 9
6:30 - 9:30 pm/One day
$75/Members: $55 (per couple)

Bring your special someone and experience working on the potters wheel. We ll turn up the heat with a Raku firing that will produce a piece to take home. It s the perfect opportunity to have creative time together, while learning something new. Couples can bring their own beverages and snacks.

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