Saturday, December 1, 2012

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH BALTIMORE CLAYWORKS WINTER MINI SESSIONS

NEW! WINTER mini SESSIONS

Hershey did it with the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and Apple followed suit with the iPad. So for those of you who love small, compact surprises—we've created a Winter mini Session just for you!

Take a roll in the hay with clay and sign up for a four-week class in January—visit our web site to see a great line up of classes made short and sweet just for you!

In the meantime, here's just a few to get an idea of the variety we're offering (click titles for more information):

Slow Clay: Hand-building Sampler HBS3
Instructor: Warren Anderson

In this 4-week exploration students will experiment with methods of hand-building while honing surface techniques. Connect with the spirit of the earliest potters through the meditative process of pinching thin-walled pots from balls of clay.

WHEN: Saturday, 10 AM-1 PM, January 19 - February 9
FEE:
$115 Members; $140 Non-members

Jamaican Soft Slab & Coil Building HBS5
Instructor: Sam Wallace

Join Sam Wallace in this 4-week exploration of soft slab and coil construction. Participants will gain insight into traditional folk art hand-building techniques employed by Sam. Combining both slab-building plus coil and pinch methods of hand-building students will create a range of forms including cups, serving trays and flower boxes.

WHEN: Thursday, 7 – 10 PM, January 17 - February 7
FEE: $115 Members; $140 Non-members

Handling Any Situation! SF1
Instructor: Dandee Pattee

This course is designed for potters who are ready to become attached to handles! The course will begin with traditional methods of pulling handles and will then explore many different handle techniques, including thrown handles.

WHEN: Sunday, 11 AM-2 PM, January 13 - February 3
FEE: $115 Members; $140 Non-members


HELP KEEP CLAY IN THEIR HANDS!

This young woman from The Arc Baltimore just completed her first clay class this week. It was our second ceramics class this past fall with participants from The Arc Baltimore, an organization that provides advocacy and high quality, life-changing support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

To see more examples of Baltimore Clayworks' Community Arts programs like this, please click here.Your continued support has made programs like this possible.

Please contribute today to keep the high quality and exceptional artistic and educational programming happening at Baltimore Clayworks