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A35 Hand Building in Clay I

By taking a ball of clay through the ceramic process to create a permanent object, this class will help one gain an appreciation for this special medium and its important properties. A beginner’s guide to hand building clay, this course covers traditional and not-so-traditional building techniques to create by hand. A variety of texturing and glazing techniques will also be covered, while celebrating individual style and interests.

Level 0 – This class is for the true beginner with no prior experience in the medium.

In-person – Limit 10 students


Registration for this course implies acknowledgement and adherence to COVID-19 precautions outlined on the Fine Arts Center visit guideline webpage to participate in in-person courses and workshops.



Instructor: Cara McKinley


Class Dates:

September 30-October 28


10:00a.m.-1:00p.m. MT

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5 sessions


Bemis School of Art

818 Pelham Place

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