Explore: Ceramics
(Grades 3-6)
Tutor: DeAnn Gerdin
Email: deann.gerdin@chatclasses.com
Length: 2nd semester
Class dates: 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16 
Class Period: Wednesday eCHAT period 1 (9:00-10:00 a.m.)

Description: Over the course of 5 weeks, we will create and glaze 3-4 stoneware projects.  Basic hand-building techniques such as slab, coil, and pinch will be taught.  Tools, clay, glaze, and firings are included.

Note:  Depending on the number of students in this class, parents may be required to help, and are expected to be available for 1 class period if needed.  

Note:  This class will be alternating weeks with the Oil Pastels and Drawing class.  See that class description for additional information about that class.

Covid - 19 Contingency Plan - In the event that we are forced to transition to online classes at any point in the school year, this class will not be held. 

Tutor: DeAnn Gerdin has a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Fisheries and Wildlife - Management from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus. She furthered her education and received a M.A. of Teaching in Secondary Life Science from the University of St. Thomas. Currently she is a stay-at-home mother and a homeschooler with three children.  She enjoys pottery, and has taught hand-building in her home to studednts and adults for 6 years.  She also enjoys soap making, pottery, birding, and running in her spare time. DeAnn is amazed at the wonder and beauty of God's creation and is eager to share it with others.

Cost:  $61, $71 or $81 (depending on registration date)
: Grades 3-6
Prerequisite: None
Homework: None
Text: None
: None