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Pottery

On Tuesdays 6 pm to  9 pm

"Date:Instructor: Aitak Sorahitalab
Winter session: January 17 to March 21 (no class on Jan.31, Feb.14 and March 14)
Spring session: March 28 to May 2 
Summer session: May 16 to June 20
Fee: $325 for 7 weeks or  + 13 taxes
Includes: use of the wheels, clay, firings, patina or glaze

Drop in: $50 per 3 hrs session
These courses provide a hands-on activity on the pottery wheel and and taste of sculpting and ceramic art. It offers from beginner to advanced level in a safe, environment-friendly and equipped studio. Depends on level and interests of participants, the course includes:

  • Working on a wheel and/or combined techniques through hand-building and wheel throwing;
  • Infinite world of hand building:Three-dimensional construction techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab construction;
  • Understanding forms and surface:Making functional and/or sculptural pieces by Bauhaus principle of design ideas;
  • Geometric modelling techniques:Working from the ground up to create a final piece upon shapes;
  • Sculpture lessons inspired by world art history;
  • Introduction of creating a ceramic wall art;
  • Glaze and/or patina (extra fee each piece)
  • aitak-pictureBio: Growing up with music, literature, visual art, science and a love of learning led Aitak to a Master’s Degree in Design and Production from the Art University of Tehran. She is a published writer about art education and philosophy of art. Aitak has received public and private commissions for creating ceramic art and bas-relief (mural) and has different shows and exhibitions of her work. She attempted to combine the modern principle of arts with motives and elements, and gradually alter them in new exposes in her art practice. Aitak is passionate about social development, sharing knowledge and instructing art.