CG143 - Hand-building with Clay Class

CA143 Handbuilding with Clay Karen Snyder.jpg
CA143 Handbuilding with Clay Karen Snyder.jpg

CG143 - Hand-building with Clay Class

from 150.00

Experience the organic goodness of clay in your hands.  Come and work in this fully stocked studio with Artist Karen Snyder as she takes you through the multi-process of clay making from wedging to scoring and slipping, tool identification, clay jargon, drying firing and glazing.  Make a variety of functional forms using numerous hand-building techniques.  Choose from bowls, plates, mugs, vases, lidded vessels, all using slabs (rolled clay), coils, slumping and pinching techniques.  Once basic techniques are learned, students can work on special projects of their own imaginings.

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Karen Minati Snyder has a BFA degree in sculpture from C.W. Post College (LIU) and a Master of Art Education from UMASS Dartmouth where she specialized in ceramics. She has taught, pre-school, elementary, middle school and high school art in public and private schools. Many area adults have taken ceramic classes in her Dartmouth home studio. She has studied jewelry and kiln fired glass at Metalwerx in Waltham, Worcester Center for Crafts, Brookfield Craft Center in Connecticut and Snow Farm in Amherst.

This class will meet at Art Scapes Gallery and Maker Space 665 Orchard Street in New Bedford

  • Plus, a $35 clay, glaze and firing fee

  • 4 Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  • March 28, April 4. 11. and 18