Ceramics | Clay Club with Isis Star | ages 7+ Art Est Art School and Gallery

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Ceramics | Clay Club with Isis Star | ages 7+

Ceramics | Clay Club with Isis Star | ages 7+
$400 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | Clay Club with Isis Star | ages 7+

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<p>This class will encourage creative freedom, uniqueness and quirky design. Guided by ceramic artist and teacher Isis Star, students will be

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This class will encourage creative freedom, uniqueness and quirky design. Guided by ceramic artist and teacher Isis Star, students will be encouraged to express themselves, experiment and most importantly embrace the joy and therapeutic nature of working with clay. 

This term class is ideal for kids looking to explore and develop their artistic voice through ceramic sculpture and hand building. Over 8 weeks each term, students will learn fundamental techniques used by ceramic artists with a focus on ceramic sculpture. Suitable for all levels of experience.

What to expect

  • Students will learn about
  • How to design and execute their own creative project
  • Create a sculpture using clay 
  • Hand-building techniques such as coiling and slab-building 
  • Using ceramic moulds 
  • Glazing, underglaze application and colour theory 
  • Painting and surface decoration

Week By Week

  • Week 1: Introduction to Clay and Pinch Pots - Monster Mouths
  • Week 2: Exploring Coils and Playful Sculptures - Little House on a Hill
  • Week 3: Fun with Animals
  • Week 4: Making Useful Things - Mini Trinket Tray
  • Week 5: Clay Slabs - Bug Tiles
  • Week 6: Underwater Worlds
  • Week 7: Yummy Food
  • Week 8: Finishing Touches and Celebration

Is this course right for me?

This class is designed for primary school aged students wanting to learn approaches to ceramics and develop their skills.

Materials

Included in the course fee is earthenware clay, a limited colour range of underglazes for use, and firing of your work. 

If you wish to use speciality clay, glazes, other colours, or decorative items, your tutor will recommend what to buy once the course is underway.

Will my vessels be fired?

Standard pieces made as part of your course program will be fired as part of your course fee. Larger or extra pieces made in class will be fired at $7/kg. Works made outside of Art Est. studios are not able to be fired in our kiln.

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