SEP 14 – NOV 2, 2018
Instructor: Claire Thibodeau
In this course students will create personal surface imagery and pattern on ceramic forms using painting methods, carving techniques, color inlay, stenciling, and painting techniques. Discussions and demonstrations will be centered on developing different forms using simple hand building and slab techniques. Students will concentrate on compositions, pattern development, color palettes, and different decorative techniques. This course is directed for students who want to cultivate a relationship with pattern and imagery as it relates to form, function, and overall surface design.
Enroll today! Register 3 weeks early and get 10% off the listed price of your class.
$30 materials fee due at registration covers your first bag of clay, firings, and glazes. Additional clay can be purchased as needed.
To register for this class please call (707) 938-4626 x1
Artist in Residence
Claire Thibodeau is 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. She currently lives in Petaluma, CA and teaches at the Sonoma Community Center.