CERAMIC SCULPTURE (BEGINNER - INTERMEDIATE)
This program is designed for beginners as well as those wanting to reconnect with clay and who want to learn the fundamentals of making pottery. Discover the stress-relieving qualities this tactile medium has on your well being. Students working in stoneware are exposed to basic hand building techniques, such as slab, coil, pinch, plus press molding, slip casting and sculpting. Along with clay building, emphasis will also be on surface treatment. The class will be encouraged to experiment with exciting glaze combinations on both functional and sculptural pieces. An understanding of form and surface will be developed through an awareness of historic and contemporary ceramic work. Lastly, participants will learn the basics of wheel throwing where you will centre, open, pull up the walls to create a basic cylinder and eventually bowls, etc. Students will develop pottery skills and become confident with the various techniques. Suitable for beginners and those who need a refresher.