Wed, Apr 26|
6 Week Intro to Clay
Spend 6 weeks creating fun ceramic projects and learning about hand building and wheel throwing with clay.
Time & Location
Apr 26, 2023, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Colchester, 43 Hayward Ave, Colchester, CT 06415, USA
About the event
This 6 week clay series will take you through the various methods and techniques of creating ceramic art and working with clay. We will start with hand building and learn the pinch, coil, and slab methods of clay hand building during the first 3 weeks. The following 2 classes will introduce you to wheel throwing where you will create your own wheel thrown piece(s). The final week we will focus on glazes and glazing techniques. This is a well rounded course that gives you a taste of all things clay. Course fee includes all materials and tools required to create the projects. Clay, glazing, and firing of the pieces is also included in the fee.
All participants are given free open studio sessions during the 6 weeks of the course so open studio fees and wheel rental fees are waived. Cost of clay during open studio times is additional and costs $5/lb and that price includes glaze and firing.
Week 1: Pinch hand building project.
Week 2: Coil hand building project.
Week 3: Slab hand building project and glaze project 1 if time allows.
Week 4: Intro to wheel throwing.
Week 5: Trimming.
Week 6: Glaze techniques and glaze pieces.
Intro to Clay$325.00Tax: +$20.64 CT