Week 10: Ceramics Techniques

Week 10: Ceramics Techniques
Ages: 13 yrs. to 16 yrs.

This full-day intensive week will allow teens to learn the basic techniques involved in making ceramics and creating individual pieces. Morning lessons will focus on the fundamentals of working with clay on the potter’s wheel, such as wedging, centering and shaping the clay on the wheel, followed by learning how to form the clay and trim the base to finish. The afternoon lessons will focus on translating 2D design into 3D forms. teens will create their own personal design using their inspirations then translate that design into a 3D form. Use of the slab roller and extruders, as well as pinching and coiling techniques to construct the clay piece will be discussed. Camp days will begin and end with demonstrations, discussions on ceramics in art, and introductions to studio materials. Space is limited so enroll early!

Aug 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 9:00 AM-3:30 PM
5 Session(s)
Instructor: Kathleen Preziosi
Members: $ 370.00 | Non-Members: $ 395.00
Material Fees: $ 0.00