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Adaptive Ceramics

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

Adaptive ceramics is a starting point for everyone that may be apprehensive, allowing students to become comfortable and familiar with clay. Grow, learn, and become confident in what you create. Working with clay in both hand building and wheel throwing reduces anxiety. Patience with yourself and others is encouraged.

Sunday Jan 22nd, 10am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (10 sessions)
$435

10 sessions

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. Purchasing a beginner's pottery set from a local art store is required.

Monday Jan 9th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (10 sessions)
$480

10 sessions

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Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics

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

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.

Wednesday Jan 11th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (10 sessions)
$480

10 sessions

Throw, Handbuild, 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!

Wednesday Jan 11th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (10 sessions)
$480

10 sessions

Advanced/Intermediate Wheel Throwing

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

Learn and advance your throwing skills and glazing technique. Projects will center around creating functional pottery forms--mugs, dinnerware, pitchers, vases, and covered forms. Students should have prior wheel throwing experience. 

Monday Jan 9th, 7pm - 9pm Central Time

  (10 sessions)
$480

10 sessions

Beginning/Intermediate Wheel Throwing

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

For new and experienced students looking to build off of basic pottery skills. Develop and explore new techniques on the wheel.  Purchasing a beginner's pottery set from a local art store is required.

Tuesday Jan 10th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (10 sessions)
$480

10 sessions

Intermediate/Advanced Wheel thrown Ceramics

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

For those experienced in wheel thrown ceramics, hone your technique. Learn to use clay more efficiently, and make increasingly complex forms. Weekly demonstrations will include throwing, building, and glazing techniques. Supply List

Friday Jan 13th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (10 sessions)
$480

10 sessions

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Beginning/Intermediate Wheel Throwing (Ages 16+)

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

Learn and advance your throwing skills and glazing technique. Projects center around creating functional pottery forms---mugs, dinnerware, pitchers, vases, and covered forms. Beginning students should purchase a beginner's pottery set from a local store.

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$480

10 sessions

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Sprig Molding as Decoration

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

Students will design a low relief form to be molded and used for decoration on wheel-thrown and handbuilt clay forms, both functional and sculptural.   An image presentation of repetition in nature will provide ideas to create interesting surface designs and embellishments.  All students will create their own designs and mold them as...

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$220

Pinch, Slab, Coil: Ceramic Handbuilding

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

Learn pinch, coil, and slab techniques to create a variety of projects ranging from functional vessels to sculptural forms, figures, and tiles. Paint and carve while exploring with slips and glazes. Historical and contemporary artists will be introduced for inspiration. More advanced students will be encouraged to hone their skills and develop projects....

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$540

12 sessions

Learn to Throw

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

Taught at your individual skill level. Learn and become comfortable with the basic techniques in throwing, such as centering, opening, and pulling cylinders, and glazing. Create mugs, bowls and plates using high-fire reduction.

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$225

5 sessions

Thrown and Altered

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

Transform the symmetry of wheel-thrown pots by exploring multiple hand altering techniques in this interactive one-day workshop. Explore the gestural possibilities of clay through cause and effect brought on by manipulating pieces from your original wheel thrown format.

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$170

Ceramic Handbuilding: Exploration in Terra Cotta

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

Terra cotta, also known as red earthenware, is familiar to you in flowerpots, cooking utensils and roofs tiles. Throw pieces on the wheel or hand-build with red clay to create a unique container(s) for your favorite flowers and herbs.  Embellish with sgraffiti , stenciling and painting. Glaze with cone 04 glazes and slips. Folk traditions and...

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$240

2 sessions

Handbuilding with Texture

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

Form and Function

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

For students with some experience in throwing and hand-building, add to your repertoire of form and techniques to explore how function relates to form working with high-fire reduction stoneware.

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$310

7 sessions

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