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    Beyond the Basics of Pottery

    Beyond the Basics of Pottery

    Presented by Paramount Center for the Arts at Paramount Visual Arts Center

    April 4-May 2, 2017

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    Experience Level: Some prior experience required

    Continue on your pottery journey, with Ken Ferber as he takes you to the next level of throwing! Using your cylinder throwing skills, we will explore throwing

    Week 1: A quick review of basic throwing- making cylinders of varying heights

    Week 2: Creating a sectional piece by combing multiple cylinders, lidded casserole forms, and taller vase/ jug forms

    Week 3: Continue to Create sectional pieces by combing multiple cylinders, lidded casserole forms, and taller vase/ jug forms

    Week 4: Making larger forms such as platters, matched sets of items, and new glazing techniques


    Materials list for Paramount Ceramics Classes
    1.) Basic Pottery Tool Kit, including:
    -Needle Tool
    -Wire Tool (for cutting & removing pots from the wheel)
    -Wooden Kidney Tool
    -Trim Tool
    *Tool kits may be purchased at the Paramount or local art supply stores (Baker’s, Michael’s & Crafts Direct)
    2.) Plastic to cover your work (dry cleaning bags work great for this! )
    3.) Item you would like to create texture with
    4.) Ice cream pail for water
    5.) Old towel
    6.) Lock for your locker
    7.) Clay: Your first bag of clay is included in the cost of tuition, but depending on the size and number of pieces you create you may need to purchase more. We have a variety to choose from, ranging in price from $12-$25 for a 25 pound bag.

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        Paramount Visual Arts Center

        913 West St. Germain Street
        Saint Cloud, MN 56301

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        Tuition: $95.00 (includes first bag of clay)

        Info Phone: (320) 257-5928

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      • Dates & Times

        April 4-May 2, 2017


        Tues, April 4-May 2, 2017 (no class last week in April), 2017 6-8pm (4 sessions)

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