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If you’ve been making ceramics for awhile and are looking for ideas on how to take it to the next level, this is the class for you. Every week you will be introduced to a different inspiration project, but the focus will be less on how it can be made and more about why it works. We will discuss the art concepts of line, form, rhythm, and movement and see how the inspiration project addresses these ideas, creating an aesthetically pleasing piece. From there you will be shown how to construct the piece, but do not feel required to copy it exactly. There is value in doing so, but the goal is that by learning about these concepts and being inspired by the project shown you can apply what you’ve learned and discussed to your own work.
January 9th - March 8th, 2019
Wednesdays and Fridays
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
COST INCLUDES: One 25 lb bag of house clay, instruction, studio membership and museum membership during the length of the class. Students are responsible for purchasing clay through the studio's store. Clay cost includes firing fees, wax, studio stains, and cone 10 glazes. NO OUTSIDE CLAY ALLOWED.
**NO CLASS REFUNDS**
**REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, January 4th 2019**
Instructor: Juliet Kurth
Before working with ceramics, Juliet Kurth was in the field of landscape architecture and worked in it for fifteen years, with the last eight years as a licensed landscape architect. She loved collaborating with not just the clients but with the materials themselves since plants are never static and the environment itself has a mind of its own.
Juliet is inspired by nature and some of the patterns she worked with when she was designing landscapes. With each piece she creates not only what she might be visualizing in her head but also what the clay itself wants her to do. And when she teaches, particularly ceramics, she hopes to light that same spark that she has in her students as well.