Family Fun with Bronze Clay

Date/Time: Sunday, January 20, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Kim Bakken-Parr
A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon, playing and creating with bronze clay. After firing, this clay turns into a solid piece of bronze metal. After rolling, shaping and texturing the pieces the clay can be cut out using a cooling cutter to make great Christmas tree ornaments or charms. Prepare to be messy!

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Sculpting Workshop for All Ages

Date/Time: Saturday, January 26, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM & Sunday, January 27, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Erik Pearson
Join Erik Pearson for a two day sculpture workshop. Bring the whole family and work together on one piece, pay per sculpture. Erik will show you how to mix a plaster-like material using household items and then apply the material to a framework of cardboard and tape to create a table top sculpture. It’s like frosting a cake. The material will need approximately 24 hours to cure, after which additional refinements can be made to your piece, or it can be painted and ready to bring home. Come and work individually on a sculpture or with friends or family for a group project. Wear work clothes. Think of some ideas to sculpt: a person, animal, etc. Sign up early! 12 sculpture limit. Bring from home: cardboard and duct tape

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Introduction to Clay: Pottery Wheel

Date/Time: 4 Saturdays, February 2 – 23, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Johnne Law McMahan
Curious about the potter’s wheel? This class will introduce beginners to throwing. Learn the steps and skills that transform a lump of clay into incredible functional forms. No clay experience necessary.

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Beginning/Intermediate Clay

Date/Time: 4 Mondays, January 7 – 28, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Date/Time: 4 Mondays, February 4 – 25, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Soojin Choi
Explore basic hand-building and wheel-throwing skills with this beginner/ intermediate course. Focus on learning to make different shapes using the wheel or hand-building skills like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Use your shapes to create utilitarian pottery or sculptural forms. Bring your ideas for specific forms you’d like to learn to make. Class will offer demonstrations and individualized instruction. No clay experience necessary. Materials are included.

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Caricature Woodcarving Workshop

Date/Time: Saturday – Sunday, February 23 – 24, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Morris Anderson
This woodcarving class will use rough-outs from various Caricature Carvers of America carvers like PJ Driscoll, Gerald Sears, Harold Enlow, Phil & Vicki Bishop, and Stu Martin. Instruction will be given in the areas of physical anatomy, proportion, and proper techniques used in caricature carving. The rough-outs will vary from realistic to western caricatures.

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