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Young Potters - 20440101

This class is for students who are interested in learning about the potter's wheel and developing the skills required in wheel throwing. Functional pottery projects will be emphasized. Students are encouraged to complete at least two sessions of Dynamic Ceramics before participating in this class. Exceptions for older students can be made.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20440101-02
Young Potters
04/04/2018 -05/23/2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
W
Stirling Hall
9-14
$227.00/$272.00

Dynamic Ceramics - 20440102

This introduction to ceramics will emphasize creative expression through the use of clay. Participants will explore the basic approaches to clay including coil, pinch, and slab drape methods. Great seasonal projects will be made. Students are recommended to have two sessions of Ceramics before moving on to Young Potters.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20440102-02
Dynamic Ceramics
04/03/2018 -05/22/2018
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Tu
Stirling Hall
5-9
$223.00/$268.00

Art Attack - 20440301

Young artists will have opportunities to enjoy and explore the creative process with a wide variety of art materials. Students will papier-mache, paint, print, collage, draw, and more while creating open-ended, positive art experiences. Imaginations will be sparked when we use common materials in uncommon ways.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20440301-02
Art Attack
04/09/2018 -05/21/2018
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
M
Stirling Hall
5-9
$166.00/$200.00

Introduction to Wheel Throwing - 20460101

Do you like to get your hands dirty now and then? Come join us for a weekly session of creativity and exploration as we learn to create basic pottery shapes such as the bowl, cup and vase using both the pottery wheel and handbuilding techniques. Experiment with color and texture using glazes, slips, stains and more. Create at your own pace, regardless of skill level or experience. Students choose to have their artwork fired in our high-fire gas kiln, our Soda kiln or various low-fire methods including Raku and pit-fire (weather and student interest permitting). Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools available for purchase at Stirling.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460101-03
Beginner Wheel Throwing
04/07/2018 -06/16/2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sa
Stirling Hall
18-110
$303.00/$364.00

Intermediate Wheel Throwing - 20460102

You have skills! Refine, expand and personalize the basic skills you have learned so far. Intermediate through advanced forming and decorating techniques will be demonstrated in this class. Group and individualized instruction will help guide you as you progress at your own pace. Students choose to have their artwork fired in our high-fire gas kiln, our Soda kiln or various low-fire methods including Raku and pit-fire (weather and student interest permitting). Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes & ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools & brushes.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460102-03
Intermediate Wheel Throwing
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
M
Stirling Hall
18-110
$273.00/$327.00

Handbuilding for Adults - 20460103

This introduction to ceramics class offers everything you need to know about handbuilding. Students will learn the basic approaches of clay by creating projects based on coil, slab and drape methods. Low fire and high fire glazes will both be used in this program. Come explore your creative side and make new friends. This class is great for all ability levels. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs.of clay, firings, high-fire glazes & ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools & brushes.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460103-02
Handbuilding for Adults
04/03/2018 -06/05/2018
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tu
Stirling Hall
18-110
$292.00/$350.00

Mosaics - 20460105

Fulfill your mosaic dreams and discover new dimensions for the art form. Learn how to create and undulated substrate for your mosaic. Learn how to create a sculpture form especially for mosaic and create great pieces of art for your home and garden. All the basic and advance techniques are covered including choosing correct substrates, tile design layout, cutting, adhesion and grouting. As well as the opportunity to work in glass and other materials, at Stirling Hall you have access to a full ceramic facility so you will learn to make low relief ceramic tiles to customize your work. 25 lbs. of clay, high-fire glazes, and open studio time are included in the class fee. Most tools provided. Additional tools are available for purchase at Stirling Hall. Beginner and experienced mosaic artists are welcome.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460105-02
Mosaics
04/06/2018 -06/08/2018
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
F
Stirling Hall
18-110
$292.00/$350.00

Garden Gnomes Workshop - 20460113

Does your garden seem a little lonely? Does it seem like someone should be living there? Make your own ceramic garden gnome and decorate it with slips. We’ll high-­fire gnomes so they can live in the garden all year.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460113-01
Garden Gnomes Workshop
05/06/2018 -05/06/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Su
Stirling Hall
18-116
$68.00/$82.00

Tile Making - 20460115

Art tiles are a great accent to any home and are a popular gift item as well. During this class you will learn a variety of techniques in tile making and mold making. Your goal will be to create a beautiful piece of functional art to adorn your home or as a wonderful gift for someone you care about. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools available for purchase at Stirling.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460115-02
Tile Making
04/05/2018 -06/07/2018
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Th
Stirling Hall
18-116
$292.00/$350.00

3D Mosaic Creation - 20460119

Take your mosaics to another dimension! In this 10 week course students will work on creating three dimensional mosaics using beautiful materials. Students will begin learning the fundamentals of creating three dimensional substrates and carving their substrates to be used for their final mosaic. This course will culminate in the creation of a one of a kind three dimensional mosaic atop your custom carved substrate. Included in your class fee is 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high fire glazes, and open studio time. Most tools are provided. Additional tools are available for sale at Stirling Hall.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460119-02
3D Mosaic Creation
04/08/2018 -06/10/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Su
Stirling Hall
18-116
$292.00/$350.00

Figure Sculpture - 20460120

Working from a nude model, students will take a methodical and anatomical approach to sculpting a realistic figure. Students may choose a head, torso,or full figure. Focus will be given to anatomy, skeletal structure, body portions, pose gesture. Building techniques, problem solving, observational skills, internal armature, will be emphasized. Special attention will be given to traditional and nontraditional finishing techniques for sculpture. Students are encouraged to creatively finish their sculpture. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. Of clay, firings, high-fire glazes, and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools, available for purchase.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460120-03
Figure Sculpture
04/05/2018 -06/07/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Th
Stirling Hall
18-116
$310.00/$372.00
20460120-04
Figure Sculpture
04/05/2018 -06/07/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Th
Stirling Hall
18-116
$310.00/$372.00

Mosaic Landscapes - 20460122

In this 10 week class, students will work on transforming a photograph into a mosaic using a special technique for creating realistic landscape through mosaic. A printed colored picture of the desired landscape in the same dimensions as the desired final product is required.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460122-02
Mosaic Landscapes
04/12/2018 -05/31/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Th
Stirling Hall
18-116
$234.00/$280.00

RFU Beginner Wheel Throwing - 20460124

Do you like to get your hands dirty now and then? Come join us for a weekly session of creativity and exploration as we learn to create basic pottery shapes such as the bowl, cup and vase using both the pottery wheel and handbuilding techniques. Experiment with color and texture using glazes, slips, stains and more. Create at your own pace, regardless of skill level or experience. All work will be fired in our high-fire gas kiln. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, high-fire glazes and ample open studio time. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools available for purchase at Stirling.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460124-02
RFU Beginner Wheel Throwing
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tu
Stirling Hall
18-116
$150.00/$150.00

Mosaic Heads - 20460125

Create dynamic works of art by combining sculpture and mosaic. Learn to sculpt the planes of the face in preparation for learning how to use mosaic to bring life to your sculpture through the andamento of beautifully hand cut colored tesserae. This class will be 5 weeks of clay sculpting instruction, your sculpture will dry and be fired by the start of our summer session. Incorporated within the class fee is participating in first 5 weeks of our summer mosaic classes, on either Friday or Sunday, beginning June 22nd or 24th. All skill levels are welcome. Both sculpting and mosaic will be taught. Also, 12.5 lbs of clay, basic glass materials will be supplied for mosaic and tools will be provided. Come join this multimedia experience!

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20460125-01
Mosaic Heads
04/22/2018 -05/20/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Su
Stirling Hall
18-122
$320.00/$384.00

Handbuilding with my Parent - 20480101

This is a parent and child pottery class. Parents and their children will work together using the four techniques of handbuilding (coil, slab, pinch pull, and piece mounting), class participants will create one of a kind pieces of artwork to cherish forever. Included in the class fee are 25 lbs. of clay, firings, and high-fire glazes. Students need to supply their own personal hand tools available for purchase at Stirling. Class fee includes registration for 1 parent and 1 child. Additional fee required for more than one child.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
20480101-02
Handbuilding with my Parent
04/07/2018 -05/19/2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sa
Stirling Hall
6-116
$105.00/$126.00

Dynamic Ceramics - 30440102

This introduction to ceramics will emphasize creative expression through the use of clay. Participants will explore the basic approaches to clay including coil, pinch, and slab drape methods. Great seasonal projects will be made. Students are recommended to have two sessions of Ceramics before moving on to Young Potters.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30440102-01
Dynamic Ceramics
06/19/2018 -07/31/2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tu
Stirling Hall
$406.00/$487.00

Youth Wheel Camp - 30440106

This week long wheel camp is for children who are interested in learning about the potter's wheel and developing the skills required in wheel throwing. Wheel Campers will learn to spin the wheel, making bowls, mugs and plates. No experience is necessary to take part in this one of a kind camp opportunity.Please bring a "Peanut Free" lunch each day of camp. Children will return for their projects. Please contact Art Director, Karen Avery at 847-810-3940 with any questions. Spend your summer at beautiful Stirling Hall.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30440106-01
Youth Wheel Camp
08/06/2018 -08/10/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
Stirling Hall
10-13
$380.00/$456.00

Children's Ceramics Camp - 30440107

Join this amazing camp and spend the whole week working in clay! Each day will start with pottery on the wheel, when small hands make small bowls! Mid-morning we will turn our attention to hand building projects in clay. No experience is necessary to take part in this one of a kind camp opportunity.Please bring a "Peanut Free" lunch each day of camp. Children will return for their projects. Please contact Art Director, Karen Avery at 847-810-3940 with any questions. Spend your summer at beautiful Stirling Hall.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30440107-01
Children's Ceramics Camp
08/13/2018 -08/17/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F
Stirling Hall
8-9
$380.00/$456.00

Art Attack - 30440301

Young artists will have opportunities to enjoy and explore the creative process with a wide variety of art materials. Students will papier-mache, paint, print, collage, draw, and more while creating open-ended, positive art experiences. Imaginations will be sparked when we use common materials in uncommon ways.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price (Res/Non Res)  
30440301-01
Art Attack
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
W
Stirling Hall
$296.00/$355.00

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