JAN 16 – MAR 6, 2019
Instructor: Claire Thibodeau
This course introduces students to techniques for making jewelry out of clay. Students will be introduced to basic clay-making skills, nichrome wire (fire wire), surface design techniques, and methods of adding color to clay bodies. There will also be a demonstration of basic jewelry assembly. Students should expect to walk away from the class with a variety of ceramic design ideas and jewelry making skills as well as a great new collection of wearables!
With your 8 week class registration, students receive 8 complimentary drop in days to work on class projects for the duration of the class.
$30 materials fee due at registration covers your first bag of clay, firing, and glazes. Additional clay may be purchased as necessary.
To register for this class please call (707) 938-4626 x1
Claire Thibodeau was recently the Sonoma Ceramics Artist in Residence at the Sonoma Community Center. She received her BFA from Alfred University with a concentration in Ceramics in 2015.
Her work has been exhibited at The Society for Contemporary Craft, Clay Penn, Taos
Clay Studio, and Objective Clay. Claire has participated in internship opportunities at
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and Haystack Mountain School of Craft. In
2015, she became an Artist in Resident and Studio Coordinator at Union Project in
Pittsburgh, PA. Originally from Massachusetts, she lives in Petaluma, CA and teaches at the Sonoma Community Center.