Explorations in Clay - Middle and High School
This course is designed for students in Middle and High School who have an interest in working with clay. Students will explore and apply a variety of techniques and process which will include hand-building, throwing and surface treatment. Students will become effective at creating functional as well as sculptural pieces of three dimensional clay art work. The focus will be on understanding and applying the elements of art. An introduction to traditional and historical ceramic arts will be incorporated into the clay experiences. Class meets on Mondays 5:30-7:30 pm for 6 weeks. Minimum 3 and maximum 10 in class. Registration fee of $90 includes all materials, instruction and operating costs. Students must have their own basic pottery tool kit. Classes will be held at the Columbia Art Center, 1227 Taylor Street, Columbia SC 29201.