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Intermediate to Advanced Ceramics: Tableware with a Theme with Sunny Monaco

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - April 13 @ 4:00 pm

Intermediate to Advanced Ceramics: Tableware with a Theme with Sunny Monaco
March 16-April 13 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 1-4 pm (NO CLASS on March 30 and April 1)
$220 Members and $235 Non-members (this includes a $25 lab fee to cover all supplies)
Min 3 students; Max 8 students

Tableware is not limited to plates, bowls and serving dishes. Think about your table setting: serving utensils, drinking vessels, pitchers, vases, a butter dish, salt/pepper shakers, and candlesticks. Is this tableware casual, formal? Is it a particular person’s table? (Van Gogh’s, Hemmingway’s, Frida Kahlo’s, Queen Elizabeth, Elton John or Lady Gaga’s) or is it for a specific holiday (Valentine’s Day, Easter, Passover, Independence Day, Halloween, Christmas, or Chanukah)? Look at images of table settings and make a list of items you like to make with sketches. Brief discussion of the rituals of dinner and pieces you would like to make and how you would like to construct them.  There will be demonstrations on making serving utensils, goblets, and candlesticks.

  • March 16th– Intro to tableware talk about the rituals of dinner-go over plans, design/start making pieces

  • March 18th – Make more pieces- trim, etc.

  • March 23rd – Finishing up details on pieces- Trimming, handles, and carving- prepping to dry

  • March 25th -Finish surface treatments – load and fire kiln if pieces are ready

  • March 30th– SPRING BREAK- NO CLASS pieces are drying and bisque fire kiln

  • April 6th and 8th – Unload kiln- glazing pieces and firing kiln

  • Critique and class discussion with a potluck using your creations!  TBA in class April 9th or 13th

We have 4 wheels and space for 4 hand building stations we can rotate wheel time as well.

Supply list:

  • Ideas
  • Sketch book
  • Apron to keep clean

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March 16 @ 1:00 pm
April 13 @ 4:00 pm
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Miller House
32003 Ellingwood Trail
Evergreen, CO 80439


Center for the Arts Evergreen