• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Ceramic Arts

Suitable for absolute beginners to intermediate level makers. 

Learn how to create with clay or expand your skills. Through instruction and exploration of hand building methods such as pinch pots, coiling, slab building and wheel throwing techniques, you will learn to design, build and decorate ceramic pieces both functional and sculptural. Course includes demonstrations, practice and creation time as well as discussion of theory, history and studio health & safety. 


10 Weeks:  Base Tuition $422 + Materials Fee $45 = $467

Notes: $45 materials fee includes a bag of Cone 6 stoneware clay (20lbs), all firings, use of glazes and tools on site.  Additional bags of clay are available for purchase at TSA (note: all clay used at TSA, must be purchased from TSA)
* This course is not currently open for registration

What you will learn

  • Creation in clay for form and function
  • Clay handbuilding techniques
  • Throwing on the pottery wheel
  • Surface decoration using additive and reductive methods and various techniques underglazing, glazing techniques
  • Clay studio health and safety

Materials to Bring

  • Your own pottery tool starter kit- available from Pottery Supply House, Tuckers Pottery - also in limited quantities through TSA pop-up shop. 
  • Your own apron (clay is messy)

  Please keep your receipts in case you want to return materials 

 
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