August 26 @ 6:00 pm - December 9 @ 9:00 pm$350.00
Ceramics is a continuing education course offered in the evening as a stand-alone course. First day class attendance is not required. CEU certificate an be awarded with 80% attendance. Ceramics meets every Monday from 6 to 9 pm with the possibility of another 40 hours of studio availability per week. Full tuition is due before the second class session. Continuing Education refund policies will apply to all studio art classes. Fees are non-refundable after the second week of classes.
Instruction in both hand building (sculpture) and wheel throwing (pottery) with instruction for all skill levels . No experience needed!
Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced instruction in Handbuilding & Wheelthrowing. Options in glazing and firing techniques could include: wood, oxidation, reduction, soda and raku (depending upon individual interests and abilities).
Students in the ceramics program receive individualized instruction in both wheel thrown and hand-built ceramic construction in a well equipped 4,000 square foot studio. Equipment available to students:
•Three large electric kilns
•Two smaller electric kilns
•Large Brent slab roller
•Separate well equipped glaze room
•Two station spray booth
•Materials and clay mixing/storage room
•18 electric wheels
•One wheelchair accessible wheel
The program also offers experiences in oxidation, reduction, wood, raku, and soda firing processes. A 5,000 square foot “covered” kiln yard furnished with the following:
•Two 40 cubic foot Geil car kilns
•A 30 cubic foot “fast fire” wood kiln
•Two older updraft kilns
•A 30 cubic foot downdraft soda kiln
•A 3 cubic foot cone 10 test kiln
•A raku kiln