Session III - Advanced Teen Ceramics III - Thursdays 4-6pm, Ages 13 to 16 yrs
Open Arts Studio's clay program teaches many techniques and offers students the opportunity to work with clay in a variety of methods. This advanced class is for students with wheel centering skills looking to add on to their current throwing and hand-building skills.
This class will follow the adult course layout:
Week 1, centering and throwing on the wheel
Week 2, greenware, trimming and hand building
Week 3, glazing bisque wear
Week 4, wheel practice/throwing shapes
Week 5, trimming, handles, spouts
Week 6, final glazing of all pieces
Students will have access to the slab roller, extruder, molds, hand tools and pottery wheel are among the tools students will become familiar with as they build their creations. All clay classes include experience with the potter's wheel and hand building methods such as pinch pots, coiling, slab building and more. The clay medium is a beautiful, moldable and tactical medium that aids in a child's growth from intellectual to creative processes. Price includes everything from the supplies and clay to the glazes, just come prepared to get a little messy!
All supplies are included in the price.
Runs as a 6 (six) week session.
Dates/Times: Thursdays 4:00pm to 6:00pm
1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16
Ages: 13 to 16 years old
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Tuition & Refunds: Tuition must be paid when registration is turned in. Payment in full holds each seat. If you are paying by credit card, there is a $5 non-refundable fee added per class. You may cancel at any time up to two (2) weeks before the class begins. There is a $20 processing fee per class/camp for any cancellation. Students can receive a partial refund if they choose to withdraw immediately following the first class (same day). No refunds will be issued after that date.
Missed/Canceled Classes: If an instructor must cancel class due to emergency and a substitute is not available, the class will be canceled and a make-up class will be rescheduled. Please call the studio if you are going to be absent. Student absences will not be reimbursed and cannot be credited toward future classes. Make-ups will not be permitted for 'no shows' and class fees will not be refunded or credited. OAS cannot guarantee make ups. If you have an excused absence and we have space in another class you may be able to make up your absence.
Liability & Emergencies: I hereby release Open Arts Studio from liability of any injuries my child or I may suffer as the result of participation in the program. I acknowledge that my child will not be released from the studio by themselves or with anyone other than authorized persons. I give permission to see that my minor child receives medical treatment in an emergency. OAS may take your child off premise for the purpose of break time or part of the lesson. Students will be well supervised and the release of liability applies during this time.
Behavior: Respectful behavior is expected at all times. Students who prove to be a continual distraction to the class will be dismissed from class for the day. If the students unacceptable behavior continues, they may not be allowed to return to the studio at the discretion of the instructor/OAS staff. Any remaining tuition is non-refundable.
Dropping Off & Picking Up: Parents/Guardians - - Open Arts Studio is not responsible for supervising your child outside of class time. If you are not staying at the studio while your child attends class, please be sure to drop your child off no earlier than 5 minutes before the class begins and be waiting for your child when they are dismissed from class at the end of the scheduled time.
In the Classroom: No cell phones are permitted during youth classes. OAS is not responsible for damaged clothing or property. Please dress appropriately. Long hair should be tied back and closed toed shoes are required for cooking and ceramics classes. Please arrive at the studio a few minutes prior to class as late arrivals cause a distraction and will reduce 1:1 time instructors have with each student. OAS has permission to photograph students and their artwork for use in print and online promotion.