This 5 day camp will explore hand building techniques and decorative elements to create a variety of pieces incorporating a playful summer snacks theme.
Introduce Clay vocabulary & ceramic processes and tools. Tour studio.
Demonstrate pinch & coil building methods
Project: use pinch pot method to make cupcake inspired container
Project: construct coil pot/sculpted doughnuts
Demonstrate slab method & using the slab roller safely
Project: use plaster slump mold to make large dish
Project: use slab technique to make ice cream cone/ice pop tiles
Discuss Texture and Demonstrate how to attach slabs with scoring technique.
Project: use slab construction to construct unicorn vase with textured hair
Project: draw & plan design for dish project
Demonstrate Sgraffito technique.
Discuss color theory & underglaze application
Project: use large dish from day 2 for Sgraffito technique
Project: begin painting projects with underglaze
Review clay vocabulary, clay tools, & the ceramic process
Project: use underglaze to finish painting projects
Project: Finish all pieces / record glaze choices / add initials to projects
*Work will be fired and final glazing done the week after the camp. Participants will be notified when all pieces are complete and ready for pickup.
Participant Minimum: 4; Maximum: 10
Cost includes: all clay and materials needed for all projects. Snack provided each day.
Reserve your spot by clicking the REGISTER link below. We will be in touch to gather more detailed registration information.
*Wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you can get dirty!
Led by SCCA Youth Instructor, Nicole Johnson.