Ceramics and Art Exploration


INSTRUCTOR Shaya Mooney and Rae McKernan
Age Range 6-7 year olds
Schedule Thursdays, Block 1, 10a – 11:15p
Description Shaya will be teaching ceramics for the first 9 weeks of class.We will be exploring the creative process through hand building with clay! We will work with various methods such as pinching and slab construction to build a variety student-chosen projects. We will also learn about trimming and carving, glazing, and the firing process. Afterwards, we will all get to celebrate and enjoy the finished creations! Students will have at least one opportunity to explore working on the wheel as well! For the last 7 weeks of the semester, students will explore different art forms with Rae.
Important Notes Sharp tools will be used, so the ability to be safe around others with these tools is the only requirement.
Prerequisite None.
Homework None.
Parents Parents are welcome and encouraged to stay to work with their children on projects.
Material/Lab Fee $5-10 sliding scale fee to cover the cost of clay, glaze, and firing.

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