In this introductory class, learn how to conceptualize, design, and produce your own decorative tiles. Discussion and demonstration includes design, working with wet clay, slab rolling and cutting techniques, surface decoration and glazing. Explore a variety of techniques including patterning, carved relief, molds, texturing and stamps in a supportive and relaxing environment.This course is for students of all skill levels.
The lab fee includes 24 hours of Open Studio hours outside of class time, 25 pounds of stoneware clay and all firing, slips and glazes. New students will receive a basic pottery tool kit. These kits are included in the WCC pricing, and will be available at the first class.
This class is offered as a part of Washtenaw Community College LifeLong Learning series. Register through the WCC website starting in mi-March, copy and paste: http://tinyurl.com/bq5nloy
8 Thursdays: May 16, 23, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18 (no class 5/30 or 7/4). This class is held at the Ann Arbor Art Center.