Program Description
Explore your creativity and make something you can use at home! Using clay, students will learn hand-building techniques for making functional pottery, from preparing and wedging the clay to glazing the final pieces. Students will come away with their own handmade cup or bowl.

Final Product
Each student will come away with their very own handmade mug or bowl.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn how to prepare and wedge clay, as well as create a slab
  • Students will learn techniques for joining clay, including coiling, slipping and scoring, and pinching.
  • Students will gain confidence in their ability to work with their hands to create an object and work of art.
  • Students will develop a foundation for understanding structural integrity and architecture in small objects.
  • Students will learn how to work as a team to create a collaborative art piece.

Suggested Grades

  • Appropriate for all grade levels.

Pricing Breakdown

  • Minimum/recommended # of visits + time per visit (est. cost per classroom): Minimum of 4 visits at 45 minutes each.
  • Prep hours (est. cost per classroom/hours of instruction)
  • Materials (est. cost per student/project): $3.00 per student.
  • Travel (from the city center of artist): Eugene