Introduction to Handbuilding

Dates:
April 9 - May 14, 2019  Check for other dates
Meets:
Tu from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, 6 sessions
Location:
25 Sagamore Road Handbuilding
Instructor:
Kimberly Gardner
Fee:
$204  
Notes:
Materials and firing fees are in addition to tuition. A Note to First Time Students: Welcome to the Introduction to Handbuilding! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting a little muddy…clay will wash off, but some clays tend to stain light colored fabrics. - Bring and apron or a smock if you want. - Please do not wear open toed shoes. - Please read and follow all studio procedures given to you during the first class. - Clay, glaze and firing cost are included in the price of 25lbs of clay and will cost $35.00 for 25 lbs. This may be paid in cash or by check, bags of clay may be shared. - If you have any old hand towels, bring a couple for drying your hands, as this will help us all be a little greener and not use paper towels. - Have FUN! Thanks and enjoy the class.

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Course Description

Handbuilding offers the beginning student a moderately paced introduction to working with clay while learning some of the basic methods for hand building, developing knowledge for pinching, slab-building, and working with slump molding. Tap into your creativity while exploring construction design and surface treatments to create a variety of table wares. Your instructor will guide you all along the way with both class presentations and demonstrations, as well as personalized attention. A great entry level class to get your hands dirty!