Beginner Ceramics w. Erica Hood (Wednesdays PM) STARTS JULY 11TH

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Beginner Ceramics w. Erica Hood (Wednesdays PM) STARTS JULY 11TH

225.00

*Price includes up to 25lbs of clay

7-Week Session
July 11th - Aug 22nd, 2018
Wednesday Nights
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Open studio time:
Mon 10:00am-5:00pm,
Tues 10:00am-5:00pm, and
Weds 10:00am-Noon, 5:00-6:00pm during the duration of the course

Learn the basics of this amazing, fun, and addictive tool that can be used to create a variety of forms. Whether you're new to the potters' wheel or are jumping back in after a break, this class will inspire and guide you through basic wheel-thrown techniques. Beginner skill level.

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Instructor: Erica Hood

Limit: 8 Students

Join us for an seven-week-long informative and fun introductory wheel-throwing  class. Working with high-fire clay, students will focus on varied forming methods using the potters' wheel. Trimming, surface decoration, and glazing techniques will also be discussed. 

**Up to 25lbs of clay included per class. Additional clay and firing charges for more than 25lbs. All students must use cone 10 clay and glazes available at Chases Garage. 

** For purposes of proper glazing and firing, all students must use cone 10 clay and glazes available at Chases Garage - no clay purchased from outside sources will be permitted for use in this class. We use #900 toast brown stoneware as well as #510 white stoneware from Laguna and BMIX and have approx. 20 glazes and slips available for use in the studio. Students will learn wheel throwing, hand building, surface design and glazing techniques from local ceramicist, Brian Buckland

NOTE: Chases is a Cone 10 Reduction Firing Studio - Learn More about Reduction Firing at Ceramic Arts Daily

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  Erica Hood graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2014 with a BFA in ceramics. She studied under professionals Kathy King, Kate Doody, Ben Ryterband, Janna Longacre, and Janice Jakielski. Erica utilizes wheel throwing, hand building, and mold making/casting techniques to create functional and sculptural ceramic artwork.

 

Erica works out of her personal studio space in Southern Maine, and teaches ceramics throughout the New England area. She is currently interested in painting and transferring her illustrations onto functional pieces. Her surface design is inspired by animals, wallpaper, and ink wash paintings.