August 2019 Kids Summer Art Academy-Ceramics
In this four day workshop, students will be introduced to clay and the many ways we can make things with it using traditional handbuilding techniques in exciting new ways. No prior ceramics experience is required, and all skill levels are welcome. No matter what their experience level is, your child will have fun experimenting with two new techniques a day with a project for each and a snack break in between activities.
Session 1: August 13th- 16th Ages 9-11
Session 2: August 20th-23rd Ages 12-15
Techniques to be covered:
What Clay Is/How It Works
Nesting Pinch Bowls
Carving Tools- Drawing in Clay
Clay Slabs and Slump Molds
Clay Coils and Hump Molds
Underglazing: Beyond the Basics
All supplies are included- just bring a snack!