Camp Clayhead
Instructor: Jane Dillon
Price: $410.00
Dates: 07/16 – 07/20
Time: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm (5 hours)
Class Days: Monday - Friday
Number of Classes: 5
No Class On: 01/01/17
If you are between the ages of 14 and 18, let Camp Ceramicshead introduce to you the work of designing and making your own pottery. Students in this one-week intensive will explore both handbuilding and wheel throwing processes. The instructor will demonstrate new techniques each day, and students will explore a wide range of ways to interpret these basic techniques to approach an exciting body of work. This is a great introduction for beginners to the ceramic process and also for the more experienced students looking to deepen their creative practice. Materials and tools will be provided. All materials, safety equipment, and tools will be provided. Unfinished student work should be picked up within two weeks of last class. Please B.Y.O.Bagged lunch - the Steel Yard will supply healthy snacks and treats.
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Instructor Info: Jane Dillon:
Jane Dillon is a teacher, potter, and designer from Providence. After graduating from RISD, she apprenticed in San Francisco, then went on to grad school in Boulder, building a traditional 50 foot long anagama wood kiln on the way. She headed the ceramic program at the Appalachian Center for Crafts, bringing in artists to collaborate in new genres. Over the years she has taught students from age 6 to 90, from Mendocino, California to Cortona, Italy. Jane loves studio collaboration and continues to be inspired by the Steel Yard.