Beginning Ceramics

Transform a lump of clay into a piece of art! Using the basic wheel throwing and hand-building methods, learn to create cups, bowls, boxes and more. Individualized instruction and demonstrations of the technical underpinnings will give you a strong foundation in the ceramic arts. This course is intended for beginner students new to ceramics. Students may repeat for up to four quarters. Includes four hours of open studio time on Saturday afternoon; additional open studio time can be purchased by enrolling in the Ceramics Open Studio Class. See Textbooks and Supplies for supply list. Students may repeat for up to 4 quarters.
Price includes lab fee and 4 hours of open studio time on Saturday afternoon; additional open studio time can be purchased by enrolling in the Ceramics Open Studio Class. Students who take this class are invited to participate in our Summer CE Student Art Show. Visit our Art Show page for more information.

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  • Fee: $265
  • Item #: 7093
  • See Textbook and Supply List for supply list.
    No class on 11/26/19 due to Thanksgiving.
    NOTE: This class has been changed to Tuesday nights.
    Please be advised the waitlist for this class is 30+
  • Fall 2019

  • This class is already in session. Please contact our office at conted@seattlecolleges.edu or 206-934-3705 to inquire about late registration.

I loved the ability to really learn what you wanted to learn about ceramics paired with a great basic overview.

- Audra

  • Fee: $265
  • Item #: 7098
  • See Textbook and Supply List for supply list.
    No class on 12/1/19 due to Thanksgiving.
  • Fall 2019

  • This class is already in session. Please contact our office at conted@seattlecolleges.edu or 206-934-3705 to inquire about late registration.

I loved the ability to really learn what you wanted to learn about ceramics paired with a great basic overview.

- Audra