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Ceramics: Find Your Flow – Throwing Forms & Glazing

Explore the transformational qualities of clay by experimenting with form and glaze. This intensive class will challenge what, why and how you make ceramic works by focusing on intention and practice to enhance your abilities in making dynamic clay work. Start with instruction in wheel-throwing techniques on the foundational pottery forms including cups, mugs and bowls. Class discussions, optional readings and personal reflection activities will offer a departure point for your creative journey towards finding your flow in clay.

Instruction will be a blend of live demonstrations on Zoom and recorded in-class tutorials. Optional weekly assignments give you the chance to connect one-on-one with other participants and exchange peer feedback. Share ideas, pieces in process and other resources through the class Padlet resource board. While previous experience in clay will be helpful, this class is open to all levels.

Weekly Class Schedule

  • Tuesdays (October 13, 20, 27), 3-4:30 pm PDT/PST
    Workshop sessions – lecture, demos, discussions
  • Fridays, (October 16 & 23) 10-11 am PDT/PST
    Office hours – troubleshoot with Adrienne

Meet Your Faculty

Adrienne Eliades is a studio artist currently living in Vancouver, WA. She earned a BA from the University of North Carolina, and an MFA from the University of Florida. Named a 2018 Emerging Artist by Ceramics Monthly, Adrienne has been an artist-in-residence at Ash Street Project in Portland, Oregon, Guldagergaard International Research Center in Denmark and The Bright Angle in Asheville, North Carolina. In addition to maintaining a vibrant studio practice, Adrienne has presented over 20 workshops nationwide.
Instagram: @bugaboo_eyes
Facebook: Adrienne Eliades

What You Will Need

  • Good internet connection 
  • Any electronic device that has access to the internet (phone, tablet, computer, iPod, etc.) 
  • Make sure your device is charged before class begins
  • You will need to purchase materials for this workshop. Find the full materials list here.

If you have never used Zoom, check out this Zoom tutorial.

Age: 19+

October 13, 20, 27
Three-week session

Tuition: $235

Lab Fee: N/A

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Skill Level:
All levels

Adrienne Eliades

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