Classes at clayspace March 4 - April 26 Our next 8 week session will begin March 4. Registration is $240 per person and includes 8 weeks of instruction, 25 lbs of clay, firing, glazes, open studio time during the session and a student gallery show with a raku firing at the end of the session.
Beginning potter’s wheel Mondays 6:30- 9:00 pm This class covers all the basics including wedging, centering, throwing cylinders, trimming, altering, and glazing. Class time includes discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on instruction. Students will learn how to throw cups, bowls, and plates, make handles and lids, and use texture & colored slips.
Tuesday Tossed and Thrown! Tuesdays 6:30- 9:00 pm This eight week class offers exciting project ideas for functional and decorative ceramic pieces using clay slabs and basic hand forming techniques for the first four weeks of class. The last four weeks covers the potter's wheel and basic throwing techniques including centering, making cups and bowls on the wheel, trimming and altering thrown pieces, and surface decoration using texture colored slips and glazes.
Intermediate potter’s wheel Wednesdays 6:30-9:00 pm Learn to throw bigger & taller pieces and how to alter your thrown work off and on the wheel. Potters with basic throwing skills and clay experience will have an opportunity to improve and expand on their techniques. Class time includes demonstrations for new project ideas and individual instruction. Students are encouraged to explore their interests and work at their own pace. Surface decoration with colored slip and carving will be covered along with lidded vessels and glazing techniques.
Slab-built Ceramics! Thursdays 6:30- 9:00 pm For students at all level of experience, this class offers exciting projects for functional and decorative pieces using clay slabs to construct forms including tiles, vases, platters and ceramic boxes. There is an emphasis on surface decoration using texture, slips, glazes and other techniques.
-- Todd Hickerson clayspace/gallery 831 831 S Front St Columbus, OH 43206 614 449-8144 http://www.clayspace831.com/