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Adaptive Ceramics (Ages 13+)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

In this inclusive class for adults of all abilities, use different items from your home to add texture to your pottery. Explore basic handbuilding techniques, including slump molds and new projects that interest you! Clay and firing available for additional cost. Note: This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom...

Sunday Jun 13th, 10am - 11:30am Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$150

6 sessions

Ceramic Social via Zoom (4 Sessions)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Elizabeth Orleans Ceramic Studio - Virtual learning via Zoom

Elizabeth Orleans hosts "Ceramic Social" from her Venice Beach art studio via Zoom. Learn how to hand-build things out of clay. Stay creative and socialize from your own home! When: Every Tuesday Evening 6-9 PM (time is subject to change) We will Zoom for 2 hours (availability/questions for the last hour) What: We will focus...

Tuesday May 18th, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$230

4 sessions

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Ceramic Social via Zoom (Single Session + Kiln)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Elizabeth Orleans Ceramic Studio - Virtual learning via Zoom

Elizabeth Orleans hosts "Ceramic Social" from her Venice Beach art studio via Zoom. Learn how to hand-build things out of clay. Stay creative and socialize from your own home! When: Every Tuesday Evening 6-9 PM (time is subject to change) We will Zoom for 2 hours (availability/questions for the last hour) What: We will focus on a...

Tuesday Jun 1st, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time

Beginning Wheel Throwing

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Introduction to the potter’s wheel, giving you a solid base on which to build your throwing skills.  Skill Level: Beginner  In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely following Restore Illinois guidelines.  Face coverings required throughout the duration of class.   Includes COVID-19 cleaning fee.   Includes...

Tuesday Jun 8th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$235

6 sessions

Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

For students with some experience in throwing and hand-building, add to your repertoire of form and technique. Throw “larger,” adding appendages to pots, and altering thrown forms. Explore form and function, as well as shape and design of ceramic pieces.  Skill: Intermediate/Advanced  In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely...

Wednesday Jul 28th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$235

6 sessions

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Throw, Hand-build and Alter

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

For students with specific goals who want to build on their wheel or hand-building construction skills. Join us!  In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely following Restore Illinois guidelines.  Face coverings required throughout the duration of class.  Includes COVID-19 cleaning fee. Includes 1 free bag of clay. ...

Wednesday Jul 28th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$235

6 sessions

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Teapots

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

In this three-part class we will dive deep into one of the most quintessential and complex ceramic forms -- the teapot. We will go through the construction process from start to finish, sharing images and discussing ideas about how to successfully connect form and function. Demonstrations will focus mainly on thrown components for teapots, but options...

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$105

3 sessions

Understanding Glazes

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Understanding Glazes Online consists of 14 on-demand video lectures presented over three months. The on-demand format is designed for the educational needs of the ceramicist. Students are able to watch lectures as often as they like, providing them with the ability to absorb and engage with the information like never before. Students also can engage...

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$475

12 sessions

Handbuilding with Texture

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Missing time in the studio? Using different textures at home can be a great way to explore clay. Start with something as simple as a ceramic spoon or tile and expand to something larger. We’ll review the fundamentals of ceramics including pinch, coil, and slab. If you are a more advanced student and want to continue working from home your participation...

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$150

5 sessions

Online Intermediate Wheel Throwing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

This virtual wheel throwing class is ideal for students who have access to a wheel but still want to watch live demos and get feedback on their throwing. This is an opportunity to troubleshoot any difficulties you're facing on the wheel, and to ask for specific demos.  If students want to, they can throw with the teacher watching and get help...

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$210

6 sessions

Using Underglazes 101

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

Learn the basics of using underglaze to add color, pattern and detail to your ceramic pieces! Underglaze is an accessible and easy to use material that is safe for home-use and applicable to various firing temperatures. Learn about the many possibilities of underglaze in this info session/demo. Feel free to come with questions. Some ceramic experience...

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$45

Resistance is Beautiful

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

In this workshop, we will discuss in-depth ways to use resist methods in ceramics to create decorative surfaces. By using resist, you can “resist” glaze or underglaze being in particular areas of your piece and add interest and design perspectives to your ceramic creations. We will focus in particular on repeating designs such as those found...

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$45

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Handbuilding: Women in Contemporary Ceramics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

Learn to approach ceramic hand-building techniques through the lens of art history. Each week we'll learn about a different 20th or 21st Century ceramicist who made innovative, celebrated work in her time. We'll then sketch a favorite piece made by the artist and learn a technique to recreate or re-imagine the artist's original piece. Materials will...

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$280

8 sessions

Virtual Handbuilding & Surface

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Educational Alliance Art School - Zoom Conference

In this five-week virtual pottery course, students will deepen their understanding of handbuilding with clay and decorating the surface of their ceramic forms. Students will explore a variety of techniques, focusing primarily on carving from a solid block of clay to produce functional tableware and decorative art objects. Through demonstrations, students...

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$150

5 sessions

Ghada Amer: Ceramics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Ghada Amer was born in Cairo in 1963 and raised in France where she studied at Villa Arson, Nice.   She currently lives and works in New York. Her wide-ranging practice spans painting, sculpture, works on paper, and garden and mixed-media installations. Over the course of her multi-decade career, Amer has created an aesthetic and conceptual...

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$15
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