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  • Ceramics: Beginning Handbuilding
  • Fee: $125.00
    Dates: 7/8/2024 - 7/24/2024
    Times: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Days: M W
    Building: Arts Annex
    Room: AA 103
    Instructor: Allie Ingels
    This class is designed for beginners with little to no experience with clay. Handbuilding is a pottery-making method that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using the hands, fingers, and simple tools. During the first two weeks, techniques such as pinch, coil building, and slab building will be taught. Other surface embellishment techniques will also be explored. The final classes will cover glazing and other methods to add color to your projects. All materials and firings are included.
    Elko In-Person Class
 

  • Ceramics: Introduction to Wheel Throwing
  • Fee: $125.00
    Dates: 7/12/2024 - 7/26/2024
    Times: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 3
    Building: Arts Annex
    Room: AA 101
    Instructor: Allie Ingels
    This introductory class is designed for beginners with little to no experience with clay. The class takes place over three consecutive Friday afternoons. The first Friday we will learn the basics of wheel throwing, creating bowls and cylinders. The second Friday we will learn to trim our pieces, create and attach handles to turn our cylinders into mugs, and experiment with different decorative techniques. The third Friday we will glaze our pieces and learn about cone 10 firing in the kiln. All materials and firings are included.
    Elko In-Person Class
 

  • Ceramics: Teen Introduction to Wheel Throwing
  • Fee: $85.00
    Dates: 7/9/2024 - 7/25/2024
    Times: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Days: Tu Th
    Sessions: 6
    Building: Arts Annex
    Room: AA 101
    Instructor: Allie Ingels
    This three-week wheel throwing course is geared toward teenagers ages 13-18 years old. All experience levels are welcome. Students will learn the basics of throwing clay on the wheel creating cylinders and bowls in the first week. In week two we will learn to trim feet, add handles, and a variety of decorative techniques. The final week we will learn glazing techniques and about firing in the kiln. All materials and firings are included.
    July Session
    Elko In-Person Class
 

  • Ceramics: Youth Clay Class
  • Fee: $85.00
    Dates: 7/9/2024 - 7/25/2024
    Times: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Days: Tu W Th
    Sessions: 9
    Building: Arts Annex
    Room: AA 101
    Instructor: Jaime Ball
    This introductory clay class for kids ages 8 to 15 years old offers instruction in clay construction over a three week period. Skills to be taught include hand-building, slab-building, coil, pinch, modeling, and a variety of decorative and glazing techniques. All materials and firings are included.
    July Session
    Elko In-Person Class
 

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