ceramics classes – thru october 2017

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Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm

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All classes are open for enrollment unless otherwise noted.

Amber Nelson

Instructor: Amber Nelson
POLYMER CLAY THE FUN WAY
For Children & Adults

August 19, 2017

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Cliff Glover

Instructor: Cliff Glover
THE MANY SHADES OF SHINO
August 23–26, 2017

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Forrest Lesch-Middelton

Instructor: Forrest Lesch-Middelton
CREATING CONTENT THROUGH VOLUMETRIC IMAGE TRANSFER
August 28–September 1, 2017

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Michele Collier

Instructor: Michele Collier
SPONTANEOUS CLAY:
AN INTRODUCTION TO PAPER CLAY

September 7–10, 2017

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Instructor: Tiffany Schmierer
THE CLAY CANVAS:
EXPLORING SURFACE TECHNIQUES

September 22–24, 2017

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Soda Firing

Instructor: Mendocino Art Center Ceramics Staff
SODA FIRING
September 28–October 1, 2017

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Peggy Loudon

Instructor: Peggy Loudon
MASTERING THE BOTTLE
October 6–8, 2017

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Melanie Close Liotta

Instructor: Melanie Close Liotta
STONEWARE DECORATION
USING COLORFUL UNDERGLAZES

October 13–15, 2017

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Judith Greenleaf

Instructor: Judith Greenleaf
FUNCTIONAL, SCULPTURAL,
AND EASY!

October 20–22, 2017

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Wood Firing

Instructor: Mendocino Art Center Ceramics Staff
WOOD FIRING
October 24–29, 2017

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Japanese Wood Firing with Masumi Narita
at the Mendocino Art Center

Master ceramicist, Masumi Narita, instructs a class on Japanese Wood Firing Techniques at the Mendocino Art Center. During the week long course, Narita gave many lessons including demos on glazing, throwing, trimming, in addition to sharing his wealth of firing wisdom.

See more of Narita's class on YouTube...

Japanese Pottery Throwing Demonstration

Japanese Prayer Chant

Glazing Demonstration

Blacksmiths make Hikidashi Hook Tool for Narita

Watch Narita perform Hikidashi (Japanese for "drawer" or "drawing out"), the art of removing a hot pot from a hot kiln.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Ceramics Instructors
Collier, Michele
Glover, Cliff
Greenleaf, Judith
Lesch-Middelton, Forrest
Liotta, Melanie Close
Loudon, Peggy
Nelson, Amber
Schmierer, Tiffany

Membership Discounts
It pays to be a Mendocino Art Center member! Current MAC members may take 10% off each class registration.

Online Registration
You should receive a written confirmation by mail within 10 days.

Refunds and Cancellations
Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, unless otherwise specified for certain classes, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Registration Fee
There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current members do not pay a registration fee.

Enrollment Policies
• Classes cannot be prorated.

• Class tuition is due in full at the time of registration.

• Classes may be open to students under the age of 18 with prior approval.