Ceramics + Sculpture

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    Art High: Ceramics – Hand Building and Wheel Throwing Techniques

    Monday - Friday, January 8 - 12 / 1:30 - 4:30 pm

    Teens ages 13 – 18 will have fun exploring the tactile nature of clay. Instruction will encompass basic hand building, throwing on the wheel, and sculpture. In this 5 day intensive for teens, students will learn about the basics of pottery, glazing and the transformation of their pieces from the heat of kiln. This will be a fun and educational class. All works will be fired in the Museums' kiln. All materials are included.

    Instructor: Karen Vetter
    Ages: 13 - 18 / All levels

    $185 General / $165 Museum members

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    Clay: Earthworks

    Wednesdays, January 17 - February 21 / 6 - 9 pm

    Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past. Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining will be introduced as well as the discussion and practice of firing and glazing of clay works. Stoneware clay will be used and cone 6 and cone 06 glazes will be available. All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln. All materials are provided. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Karen Vetter
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

    Nevada K-12 Educators: Please note, this course has been approved by the Nevada Department of Education for 1.0 in-service credit. Please contact claire.munoz@nevadaart.org if you wish to receive in-service credit.

    $189 General / $169 Museum members

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    Clay: Earthworks

    Wednesdays, February 28 - April 4 / 6 - 9 pm

    Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past. Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining will be introduced as well as the discussion and practice of firing and glazing of clay works. Stoneware clay will be used and cone 6 and cone 06 glazes will be available. All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln. All materials are provided.

    Instructor: Karen Vetter
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

    Nevada K-12 Educators: Please note, this course has been approved by the Nevada Department of Education for 1.0 in-service credit. Please contact claire.munoz@nevadaart.org if you wish to receive in-service credit.

    $189 General / $169 Museum members