Ceramics w. Erica Hood (Wednesdays PM) STARTS NOV 7**

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Ceramics w. Erica Hood (Wednesdays PM) STARTS NOV 7**

200.00

Price includes up to 25lbs of clay

7-Week Session**
November 7th - December 12th, 2018
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(**make-up class determined on the first class to remain a 7-class session)

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

Get your hands dirty! Learn about throwing on the potters' wheel, hand building, surface design and decoration, and glazing for cone 10 reduction firing. This class will inspire and guide you through a variety of forming and finishing techniques and explain and elaborate on ceramics fundamentals. All skill levels - If you are unsure if this class is appropriate for your skill level, please send us an email at info@chasesgarage.com or give us a call (207)361-4162

Sign-Up!

Instructor: Erica Hood
Students who want to learn fundamental skills on the pottery wheel, hand-building and glazing for cone 10 reduction firing are encouraged to enroll.  

**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, Erica Hood

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.