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June 24 - August 26, 2022

Ceramics - Intro to Ceramics

Multnomah Arts Center • 7688 SW CAPITOL HWY PortlandOR  97219 Organized by Portland Parks and Recreation
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Ceramics is one of the most ancient, universally praciticed, and beloved art forms around the world, dating back to 28,000 BCE. Designed for students new to the medium, this course will provide the beginner with a strong foundation in the cross-cultural and historical importance, contemporary practice, and techniques in ceramics from simple hand-built forms to basic forms thrown on the wheel. Topics covered this term include: clay bodies, forming techniques such as pinch, coil, slab, extrusion, throwing basic forms, simple texture making, slips, stains, glazing, and understanding of the firing process.

This course is for beginners only and students follow the set curriculum. All basic materials included. Class includes an introductory smaller bag of recycled clay. Additional clay available for purchase.

No class July 29





No class July 29

This course is for beginners only and students follow the set curriculum. All basic materials included. Class includes an introductory smaller bag of recycled clay. Additional clay available for purchase.

Students must attend first class. All ceramics students are required to read and follow the Ceramics Studio Policy. It contains information about students responsibilities and studio safety. Please read it by your first class. Copies are available online, at the MAC office, and posted in the clay studio. By registering for a class or signing up for open studio, you are agreeing to follow studio policy. Thank you! Class price includes glazes and firings.

MAC Ceramics Program Information

MAC Ceramic Studio Policy

Age Group

6. Adult 18+

Location

MAC - Clay Studio ALL at Multnomah Arts Center

Instructor

Virginia McKinney

When

June 24 - August 26, 2022

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Friday

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Age and Gender

Ages 13-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW CAPITOL HWY PortlandOR  97219

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