HOMESCHOOL CLASSES - TERM 4 2018

HOMESCHOOL CLASSES - TERM 4 2018

315.00

A daytime pottery class designed for those students who are home schooled.

Clay invites us to make marks with our hands, fingers; to give expression and form to ideas. Some of the first objects formed by hand were made from clay. From ritual figures to functional objects.
Using the work of artists from all mediums as inspiration, students will be given space and opportunity to explore the medium and finds news ways of expression to help them learn and make sense of the world.

While results and outcome are important, a lot of emphasis is placed upon process and the learning of technique and skills. Projects are often project driven and guided by student interest.

DETAILS:

  • Friday Mornings

  • 9:30am - 11:30am | 9 Weeks | 2hr class

  • For ages 5 and up

  • Classes are limited to 6 students

TERM 4 DATES:

  • FRIDAY 19th October - 14th December | 9:30am - 11:30am

  • TUESDAY 24th October - 18th December | 12noon - 2pm

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What will your child learn?

  • An introduction to clay as a material.

  • Hand-building and sculptural techniques; such as coiling, pinch pots and slab work.

  • An overview of finishing, surface techniques and glazing. Including underglaze, slip; as well as texture through carving, sgraffito and burnishing.

  • Students will be introduced to wheel throwing techniques. Including clay preparation, centering, opening and the drawing up of clay to make forms.

  • An overview of kilns and firing.

What is included?

  • All materials and firing included.

  • 16hrs of tuition broken into 2 hrs workshops over 8 weeks.

What should I bring?

  • Dress your child comfortable clothes you don't mind getting clay on.

  • Please ensure your child has closed toe shoes on.

  • An apron/ large over-shirt or overalls are a good idea