Ceramics

All classes held in the Art School Ceramics Studio.

Tuition does not include clay. Students must purchase all clay from the Art School. Students enrolled in a ceramics class may use the studio during posted Open Studio hours.

  • Ceramic Expression • CRJV18205

    The instructor will demonstrate hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques with an emphasis on exploring the versatility of the wheel. Instruction will be presented on selecting clay bodies, glaze application, kiln use, craftsmanship, and creating a personal aesthetic. No class July 4 ...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    May. 16-Aug. 8
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  • Intro to Ceramics • CRCT18206

    Learn beginning and intermediate clay-handling techniques. Slab, coiled, and wheel-thrown forms are explored. Individual projects are encouraged. Course includes discussions on high-fire glazes, glaze application, and kiln operation. Tools and clay: Tuition does not include tools or clay. In...

    Cynthia Tesoro  
    May. 17-Aug. 2
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    Thu 6–9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_sp18_web_registrationstart-classfilled
  • Schmall Dog Workshop • CRES18209

    In this two-day wet clay workshop, we will make a small, hollow-built dog. Work will include lots of detail, including teeth, toenails and paw pads, gesture and expression. We will finish them as completely as possible and there will be discussion of firing and finishing. This is for students wi...

    Esther Shimazu  
    Aug. 11-Aug. 12
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    Sat & Sun 9am–4pm (2 sessions) Past_exhib_sp18_web_registrationstart-classfilled
  • Soda Firing • CRJV18210

    Develop aesthetics in form and function as it relates to the nuances of the soda fire process. Classes will include discussions of the firing process and theory, aiding to successful soda kiln experimentation. Students are expected to load, fire, spray and be involved with other aspects of the&n...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    May. 19-Aug. 4
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    Sat 10am–1pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_su18_cr_6
  • Ceramics • Mon 6-9pm • CRSM183L13

    Travel the world of ceramics, learn and use the techniques of hand building and wheel throwing to make your own animated objects and vessels.  Make friends and have fun exploring what you can do with this malleable material: clay. Artistic and technical information will be integrated through...

    Shigeru Miyamoto  
    Sep. 10-Dec. 3
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    Mon 6-9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_183_web_registrationstart-04
  • Ceramics Expression • Tue 9am–noon • CRJV183L14

    Hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques will be demonstrated with an emphasis on exploring the versatility of the wheel. Instruction will be presented on selecting clay bodies, glaze application, kiln use, craftsmanship, and creating a personal aesthetic. Tools and clay: Tuition does not inc...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 4
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    Tue 9am-noon Past_exhib_183_web_registrationstart-04
  • Ceramic Expression • Wed 6–9pm • CRJV183L15

    Hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques will be demonstrated with an emphasis on exploring the versatility of the wheel. Instruction will be presented on selecting clay bodies, glaze application, kiln use, craftsmanship, and creating a personal aesthetic. Tools and clay: Tuition does not inc...

    Jon Vongvichai  
    Sep. 12-Dec. 5
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_183_web_registrationstart-04
  • Intro to Ceramics • Thu 6–9pm • CRCT183L16

    Learn beginning and intermediate clay-handling techniques. Slab, coiled, and wheel-thrown forms are explored. Individual projects are encouraged. Course includes discussions on high-fire glazes, glaze application, and kiln operation. Tools and clay: Tuition does not include tools or clay. Studen...

    Cynthia Tesoro  
    Sep. 13-Dec. 13
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  • Hand-building • Thursday 9–12:00pm • CRRL183L17

    Students learn basic hand-building techniques including pinch, coil and slab to create fun projects such as animals, containers, and wall reliefs. Lum gives detailed step-by-step instruction for all projects during each class session. Glazing will be covered. Independent projects and experimentat...

    Rochelle Lum  
    Sep. 13-Dec. 13
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    Thursday 9–12pm Past_exhib_183_web_registrationstart-03
  • Hand-building • Friday 6–9pm • CRAH183L18

    Wheel shmeel! Let’s explore the historic technique of hand-building. This course will have you using your digits to create sculptural and functional work. Be prepared for pinching, heavy coiling, and slabwork. Tools and clay: Tuition does not include tools or clay. Students must purchase a...

    Ashley Huang  
    Sep. 14-Dec. 14
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    Friday 6-9pm Past_exhib_183_web_registrationstart-03
  • Raku • CRJP183L19

    Work with hand-built and wheel-thrown stoneware as you learn about raku, kiln use, glazing, resist application, and other low-fire methods such as “popcorn” and horsehair firing. Tools and safety are also covered. Tools and clay: Tuition does not include tools or clay. Students must ...

    Joel Park  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 4
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    Tue 6–9pm Past_exhib_183_web_registrationstart-03