Upcoming Ceramics Classes

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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Peggy Loudon

 

Instructor: Peggy Loudon
LIDDED JARS
August 31–September 2, 2018 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
SU18C212
All levels

 

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You may register online until two weeks prior to class start date. After that date, please call the registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION
This workshop will focus on jars and lids. If one is interested in growing as a potter, the lidded form is a natural step in the process. From cookie jars to casseroles to teapots, the lidded vessel is an essential component in advancing one’s exploration of functional ceramics. Creating a flange using calipers and examining relationships between shoulder, foot, and lid will be addressed. Additionally, we will explore lifters and knobs thrown on the lid, attached separately or creating a base to include found objects as part of the lifter. When trimming the jar, we will examine relationships between flange and lip, lid and body, paying attention to the overall form by critiquing the profile. We will combine lifter, lid, shoulder, body, and foot to create clean, strong and aesthetically pleasing containers. This class is designed for the intermediate student.

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
PEGGY LOUDON has been teaching at the Fire Arts Center in Arcata, California, for the past 18 years. She received degrees in Community Studies from UC Santa Cruz and Art from Humboldt State University. Her work has been shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Craft Show, and the American Craft Council shows in Baltimore and San Francisco. Images of her work are included in Craft of Northern California, Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, Ceramics Today, and Ceramics Monthly. She has maintained a studio in Arcata for 29 years.


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TUITION & FEES (includes $15 clay fee)
Current MAC Members: $283
Non-members: $315 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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REFUNDS & 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, 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.


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