Ceramics for Beginners

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop - CHAW

Monday, September 14, 2015 - Monday, November 9, 2015
CHAW 545 7th st SE WashingtonDC  20003
Monday, September 14, 2015 - Monday, November 9, 2015
CHAW 545 7th st SE WashingtonDC  20003

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What's Included

From hand building to wheel work this class provides you with the opportunity to learn and practice basic ceramic techniques. Instruction includes wedging, slab rolling and extruding, as well as centering, pulling and throwing functional pieces. Whether you've never touched clay or would just like a refresher course, this class is for you! With a variety of projects ending in basic glazing techniques, this class is intended for beginner to intermediate students. By the end of this course, students will have developed a strong base for continuing their artistic and therapeutic pursuits in clay. Price of class includes Wednesday and Saturday open studio hours. No class on 1012

About This Organizer

Tucked on a corner in the Eastern Market neighborhood of DC, CHAW has been Building community through the arts—and creating lifelong arts patrons and participants—for more than 40 years.  CHAW provides inspirational and creative programming for its Youth Arts (after-school and summer camp), Early Childhood, and Adult programs; in addition to producing and supporting public art projects, exhibitions, stage productions, performances, gallery talks, and other arts events throughout the year.  By encouraging and nurturing students and artists alike, CHAW delivers an authentic arts experience that leads to a stronger, more vibrant community—inside and outside our walls.  At CHAW, we are committed to direct action to bridge our community’s income gap: providing a space where adults and children from different racial, socio-economic, and geographic backgrounds can learn and play together.  No student is ever turned away for inability to pay: CHAW provided tuition assistance to 100% of need-based applicants in the 2013-2014 year to ensure equal access to quality arts education for every age and ability level.

Organizer Info

  • Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

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CHAW 545 7th st SE WashingtonDC  20003
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