Introduction to Ceramics

Course Information

description

Get creative while learning about the exciting world of clay!  In EcoStudio’s ‘Introduction to Ceramics’, participants will create a personal project while learning basic construction techniques for clay hand building as well as techniques for decoration on greenware.

course objectives

Participants will develop their understanding of the following concepts:

Recognize the basic properties and characteristics of different clay bodies;

Understand the preparation and firing process of different clay bodies in the ceramic arts;

Learn pinch, coil and slab techniques for handbuilding with clay;

Learn decoration techniques, including impression, marbling and burnishing.

language of instruction

English, Spanish, French

pre-requisite

None

Date/Time

Saturday, October 20; 2-5pm

Saturday, October 27; 2-5pm

Wednesday, October 31; 6-9pm

Length

Three-day workshop (9 hours total)

level

Beginner

Age

14+

Required materials

Includes all materials

EcoStudio recommends wearing clothing you don’t mind getting dirty.

COST

Member $155/ Non-member $170

important information

Please note that open-toed shoes are not allowed at EcoStudio.

Participants must provide a copy of their insurance policy prior to commencing course.  

PARTICIPANTS MUST PRINT AND SIGN FAB LAB ECOSTUDIO WAIVER PRIOR TO COMMENCING COURSE.  WAIVER IS SENT TO PARTICIPANT UPON REGISTRATION FOR COURSE.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

Cancellation policy

EcoStudio reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation, classroom, equipment or trainer availability.

If full payment is not received three days prior to course commencement EcoStudio reserves the right to relinquish participant’s reservation.   

Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to course commencement will only receive credit towards a future course.

Cancellations received 3 days prior to course commencement will only be reimbursed 50% of the course fee.

No-shows will be invoiced the full course fee.  

 

Contact information

For inquiries please contact Fab Lab Ecostudio at:

learn@ecostudio.ngo

Join us!

We’re excited to have you!

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00am - 3:00 p.m.
*Fab Lab EcoStudio's hours of operation do not reflect course hours, which may take place after hours of operation.

Location

Ciudad del Saber, Panamá
Calle Dwyer, Edificio 245