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    Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln

    Create Pottery for the Gas Kiln

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

    September 26, 2016-January 16, 2017

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    Experience Level: Beyond Basic, some prior experience preferred

    Every Other Monday, Sept 26-Jan 16, 2017, 6-8:30pm with Melissa Gohman & Guests (9 Sessions)This class will explore a variety of forms on the pottery wheel and select hand-building techniques. In the class “off weeks” students will work independently in the Visual Arts Center studios to create work and participate in the load/fire/unload process. Space in the Gas Kiln will be determined by the number of students registered and the volume of work produced by the class.

     

    Guests include Craig Edwards, Sept 26, October 10, and 24.
    Bob Briscoe: Studio visit November 21st
    Jo Severso: Dates TBD
    Bill Gossman: Dates TBD

    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 locker7.) 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: $250.00 (includes first bag of clay & electric kiln firing, gas kiln fire fees are paid by student)

        Info Phone: (320) 257-5928

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      • Dates & Times

        Dates:
        September 26, 2016-January 16, 2017

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        Every Other Monday, Sept 26-Jan 16, 2017, 6-8:30pm with Melissa Gohman & Guests (9 Sessions)

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