Week 4: Ceramics 101 & Clay Sculpture

What:  9-12 Grade Summer Art Classes
Class Dates:  June 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29

Week 4: Clay Pottery

AM: Ceramics 101 Create pottery (objects you can use) while working with both hand building and wheel throwing techniques.   You will create collection of cups, plates and bowls that combine abstraction and functionality.  By incorporating a theme such as gemstones, leaves and vines, or other patterns, you will have a unique collection of objects that you will be proud to show off.   This class will also teach you several new glazing techniques such as scratch through under glazing and stenciling.

PM: Learning from the Masters: Sculpture Explore some of the most famous master sculptors throughout time such as Michelangelo, Rodin, and Giacometti while making a figurative sculpture and a bust (a sculpture of a portrait).  You will learn to work with an armature, explore additive sculptural processes and learn to convey accurate proportions.

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