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Handbuilding   


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Finding Your Voice in Clay: Handbuilding, Decoration & Glazing, Beginning/Intermediate
Item: CFV1002 Gloria Singer
Th   3/9/2023 - 4/20/2023  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-107
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM       Fee: $209.00

NO CLASS MARCH 16 Spring Break Week. 

*Please check with the ACE office to be sure the class has met its minimum before purchasing material(s).
Please bring recommended supplies: Clay is included
(First three available at Highwater Clay in Clearwater and online)
-Dolan Knife DPT 220 C $11.95
-Sherrill Flexible Rib #0 $7.00
-Flexible Metal Scoring Rib
-Blow Dryer will be helpful
-Smock or Apron
-.5 to 1.0 yard of cotton duck canvas available at Michaels or similar

 

Finding Your Voice in Clay: Handbuilding: Decoration & Glazing, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: CFV2001 Gloria Singer
Th   3/9/2023 - 4/20/2023  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-107
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM       Fee: $209.00

  NO CLASS MARCH 16 (Spring Break Week)

*Please check with the ACE office to be sure the class has met its minimum before purchasing material(s).
Please bring recommended supplies: Clay is included
(First three available at Highwater Clay in Clearwater and online)
-Dolan Knife DPT 220 C $11.95
-Sherrill Flexible Rib #0 $7.00
-Flexible Metal Scoring Rib
-Blow Dryer will be helpful
-Smock or Apron
-.5 to 1.0 yard of cotton duck canvas available at Michaels or similar

 

Pottery Bootcamp for Beginners
Item: CBP1003 Anja Berg Palombo
F   3/10/2023 - 4/21/2023  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-107
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Fee: $209.00

NO CLASS MAR 17 Spring Break Week. 

8 Pcs Ceramic Clay Tools Set, Clay Wax Pottery Tool Kit Ceramics Wax Carving Sculpting Modeling Tools Ceramic & Pottery Tools Pottery Molding Tools

Supply List: Exacto blade Basic pottery Kit: fettling knife, pin tool, sponge, wooden angled knife, metal rib, two various sizes ribbon trim tools.

Supply list: (Supplies available at craft stores: Michaels, Art & Frame  & Amazon) 

 

Apron, towel, plastic bags (soft, clear, dry cleaning type plastic bag-grocery bags are not so great).

Topics covered:
1: Beginning throwing, trimming, altering
2: Building with slabs, using templates and simple molds
3: Surface: textures, stamps, making basic stamps and sprigs
4: Glazing

 

Handbuilding/Sculpture, Beginning/Intermediate (Prior clay experience required)
Item: CH1001 Amy Webber
Tu   3/21/2023 - 4/25/2023  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-107
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM       Fee: $209.00

 
*Learn techniques working in clay to build pottery using coils and slabs. This is designed for those new to clay and those who want to continue their study and fine tune their techniques. 
*Kiln size determines piece size and firing schedule. Quantities at instructor discretion.

8 Pcs Ceramic Clay Tools Set, Clay Wax Pottery Tool Kit Ceramics Wax Carving Sculpting Modeling Tools Ceramic & Pottery Tools Pottery Molding Tools

Supply list:  (Supplies available at craft stores: Michaels, Art & Frame  & Amazon) 

Basic Pottery Tool Kit: fettling knife, pin tool, sponge, wooden angled knife, metal rib, two various sizes ribbon trim tools. Apron, towel, plastic bags, soft hair watercolor brushes a few sizes 12, 6, 1 , hake brush 1", sumi brush, pencil, sketch note book.
*there will be other things used working with clay that can be gotten at students discretion and depending on projects.

 

Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding, Intermediate/Advanced
Item: CWH1002 Amy Webber
W   3/22/2023 - 4/26/2023  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-107
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM       Fee: $249.00
 

Finding Your Voice in Clay: Handbuilding, Decoration & Glazing, Beginning/Intermediate  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: CFV1001 Gloria Singer
Th 1/26/2023 - 3/2/2023 

*Please check with the ACE office to be sure the class has met its minimum before purchasing material(s).
Please bring recommended supplies: Clay is included
(First three available at Highwater Clay in Clearwater and online)
-Dolan Knife DPT 220 C $11.95
-Sherrill Flexible Rib #0 $7.00
-Flexible Metal Scoring Rib
-Blow Dryer will be helpful
-Smock or Apron
-.5 to 1.0 yard of cotton duck canvas available at Michaels or similar

 
 

Finding Your Voice in Clay: Handbuilding: Decoration & Glazing, Intermediate/Advanced   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: CFV2000 Gloria Singer
Th 1/26/2023 - 3/2/2023 

 

*Please check with the ACE office to be sure the class has met its minimum before purchasing material(s).
Please bring recommended supplies: Clay is included
(First three available at Highwater Clay in Clearwater and online)
-Dolan Knife DPT 220 C $11.95
-Sherrill Flexible Rib #0 $7.00
-Flexible Metal Scoring Rib
-Blow Dryer will be helpful
-Smock or Apron
-.5 to 1.0 yard of cotton duck canvas available at Michaels or similar

 
 

Pottery Bootcamp for Beginners  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: CBP1002 Anja Berg Palombo
F 1/27/2023 - 3/3/2023 

 

8 Pcs Ceramic Clay Tools Set, Clay Wax Pottery Tool Kit Ceramics Wax Carving Sculpting Modeling Tools Ceramic & Pottery Tools Pottery Molding Tools

Supply List: Exacto blade Basic pottery Kit: fettling knife, pin tool, sponge, wooden angled knife, metal rib, two various sizes ribbon trim tools.

Supply list: (Supplies available at craft stores: Michaels, Art & Frame  & Amazon) 

 

Apron, towel, plastic bags (soft, clear, dry cleaning type plastic bag-grocery bags are not so great).

Topics covered:
1: Beginning throwing, trimming, altering
2: Building with slabs, using templates and simple molds
3: Surface: textures, stamps, making basic stamps and sprigs
4: Glazing

 
 

Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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