Teen Art Class
1st session will have a collaborative mural painting project along with ceramics instruction.
Mural completion will be led by incoming Resident Artist Paul Blumenthal from Butte, Montana.
This beginning ceramics class will introduce the basic elements of sculptural and functional clay within the tradition of making pottery. Students will learn the procedures of working with clay from beginning use of wet clay, through the various stages to completed, fired pieces. Techniques taught will include pinching, coil building, slab construction and the use of a wheel. Basics in tool use, glazing and firing will be included. Registration to this 6 week course includes 1 bag of clay (25 pounds) and a full level (2 kiln shelves) of finished, fired work. This class is reserved for teenagers in 7th -12th grade.
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Sept 22 – Oct 27, Nov 3 – Dec 22