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Print on Clay (S-1)
355.00

Nicolle LaMere

Beginner

Monday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

January 14 – March 11 (No class January 21)
8 weeks
$305 members / $355 public

Students will learn how to explore personal narratives through the development of imagery on clay. Each class will be introduce a new method of image transfer techniques which have been augmented from printmaking and photographic processes. Various techniques which will be covered include stencil making, water etching, decal transfer, and photo lithographic transfers. Students are encouraged to experiment and explore rather than produce a singular grand project. All levels are welcome prior experience with clay is helpful but not necessary.

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Jewelry Construction: Beginning – Advanced (S-2)
340.00

Mary Rogers

All Levels

Monday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

January 14 – March 11 (No class January 21)
8 weeks
$305 members / $340 public

This class covers jewelry construction techniques including: piercing, drilling, soldering, riveting, forging reticulation and roller printing as well as hydraulic forming. Advanced topics may include granulation, jewelry rendering, and blanking. In this class there is a strong emphasis on problem solving which helps students develop a personal design vocabulary. Multi-level classes allow new students to see a variety of advanced techniques and applications. Individualized instruction allows students to progress at their own pace. Please note: For safety reasons, all students must wear appropriate attire.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

Ceramics: Handbuilding Tableware (S-3)
355.00

Nicolle LaMere

Beginner

Monday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

January 14 – March 11 (No class January 21)
8 weeks
$320 members / $355 public

Each class we will focus on creating functional ware to use in the home. By the end of 9 weeks you will walk away with a tea pot, tea cups, little plates for pastries, and a cream and sugar set. Techniques which will be demonstrated are coil building, slab building, and pinching.

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Ceramics: Beginner & Intermediate (S-4)
385.00

Susan Budge

Beginner

Tuesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

January 15 – March 12
9 weeks
$350 members / $385 public

This course introduces the students to the tools, techniques, and vocabulary of clay through lectures, demonstrations, and studio participation. Students will learn a variety of hand-building techniques, firing and glazing to achieve finished ceramic works. Intermediate Students will build on knowledge gained in Beginning Ceramics to achieve advanced projects.

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Ceramics: Advanced (S-5)
385.00

Ceramics: Advanced (S-5)

Susan Budge

Advanced

Tuesday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

January 15 – March 12
9 weeks
$350 members / $385 public

In consultation with the instructor, each student proposes a self-directed investigation with clay as the medium for visual expression. During the 9 weeks, the student's goals and direction are discussed, methods of presentation are addressed and the student's critical analyses of the work are continually reviewed. Please note: enrollment to this course is limited to 6 students

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Lo-Tech Aluminum Foundry (S-6)
370.00

Nicolle LaMere

Beginner

Thursday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

January 17 – March 14
9 weeks
$335 members / $370 public

Ever wonder what to do with all of those leftover soda cans? In this class students will be making their own backyard mini metal foundries. The class will practice using the foundries by first making aluminum ingots for quick and easy melting. Students will then either carve and sculpt original foam objects and/or create molds of found objects to duplicate utilizing spray foam. Demonstrations for various sculpting techniques and step-by-step instructions for mold making will be provided. Students will learn how to prepare their foam objects to cast in the burnout sand casting method, how to safely pour molten metal, and how to polish their final projects to a shine. This class is designed for beginners, so everyone is welcome. Please note: For safety reasons while casting all students must wear leather shoes.

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