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The art of Turkish tiles and ceramics have a very important in the history of Islamic art. Its roots can be traced at least as far back as the Uighurs of the 8th and 9th centuries. Its subsequent development was influenced by Karakhanid, Ghaznavid, and (especially) Iranian Seljuk art. With the Seljuks' victory over the Byzantines at Malazgirt in 1071,...
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Join us for a ceramics class and explore the possibilities of working with clay! Designed for all skill levels, this handbuilding class will be a fun and relaxing introduction to the creative expression of working with clay using only simple tools. Through demos and personalized instruction each student will become familiar with the basic methods of...
This pottery class is for students of all levels who are interested in both hand building and wheel throwing techniques. There will be step-by-step demonstrations and projects for beginners and new inspiring projects for more experienced potters. Fee includes clay, glazes, firing
This is a beginner to advanced class hand-building with clay, sculpting and throwing on the potter’s wheel. Weather and interest permitting, raku firings are done in this class. Drawing and goals are encouraged for this class. Fee includes clay, glazes, firing
Students of all levels will work on individual projects through hand building and/or wheel throwing. Instructor will provide guidance as students create projects that push the limits of clay as well as their creativity. Learn how to complete forms through glaze decoration. Lots of demonstrations and one on one instruction provided. EAC provides...
Focus on both wheel and hand-building techniques, as well as decorating and glazing high fire stoneware. Classes are for 7th through 12th graders and all instruction is individualized from beginner to advanced. Fee includes clay, glazes, firing A student tool kit is recommended at a cost of $15
This beginning to intermediate level class will explore the functional object and its relationship to the dinner table. Special attention will be paid to creating properly functioning forms such as bowls, plates, cups, and more. Methods of throwing, trimming, hand building and a variety of finishing techniques will be demonstrated and discussed.
This is an exciting and creative class directed towards advancing the techniques of students with prior instruction or knowledge in handbuilding or wheelthrowing. Throughout the session students will have the opportunity to experiment with traditional and contemporary surface decoration methods used in ceramics. Such methods include: mishima,...
Learn to use the pottery wheel in this beginning class that will cover bowls, plates, and cups. Students will also learn basic handbuilding techniques to broaden the scope of possible projects. Specific pieces will be demonstrated each week to continue challenging even intermediate students while allowing for self-exploration and the development...
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In this workshop, through demonstrations about planning form and space on the wheel, we will examine what makes appropriate surface treatment on particular forms, using design principles as our guide. We’ll use slips in a variety of ways from trailing to sgraffito, inlaying and resists to develop ideas about individualizing your surface treatments....
In this fun and creative workshop, we will roll out slabs of clay, cut out shapes and press designs and glaze your work. Everyone gets 2Lbs of clay. You can make figurines or anything that comes to mind. We will have ideas to help. Make and Glaze your work during this workshop. Note: All projects will be ready about two weeks later. Min. age...
In this class experienced potters will build on their skills to focus on handles, lids, plates, and more. Students will work on surface decorations and learn to incorporate hand built embellishments into their work. Fee includes stoneware clay, glazes, and firings. You also receive ‘Studio Privileges’ for the length of the session. This means...