Introduction to Clay/Ceramics - Hand Building

Colleen Vanderhoef, M.A.

Clay arts has historical common traditions across all cultures. It is easy to shape, sculpt and transform into ceramics. Imagine making bowls, cups, wind chimes and more.... through the use of clay medium. This two-day workshop allows for experimentation in creating various forms (2-3 pieces per student). On day one students will learn basic hand-building pottery techniques; explore pinch, coil and slab. After a drying period of two weeks, on the second day students will learn how to decorate and glaze their piece.

  • Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Tuition:
         Members: $95
         Non-members: $115
  • Materials: $45
  • Total course cost due at registration time: $140 (members)         $160 (nonmembers)
  • Course Length: 2 Half Days

Dress to mess. Class is suited for students ages 8 - 14 w/a parent, and 15 and up on their own. Supplies include: clay, tool sharing, glazing and firing. Forms made will have a drying period before firing, and then glazing. Students will need to return to pick up finished pieces or make shipping arrangements with AFS.


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