Nature of Clay (Ages 6-8)
Explore the world of clay and how it can be inspired by nature. Create one of a kind hand built works of art using various kinds of clay. From low fire red clay to dark stoneware clay you will be able to explore the wonders of clay. The class will focus on hand building techniques that include pinching, cutting, rolling and attaching clay together. Using forms or ideas of nature will be explored in this class for projects as well.
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Instructor: Megan Archer
Megan Archer was born and raised in the South Bend/Mishawaka area. Growing up she fostered a love for art, reading and nature. She graduated from Saint Mary’s College with a B.F.A in Studio Art with a Concentration in Sculpture and Ceramics and a Minor in Film Studies. These interests lead her to a place where she can develop her talents and also show others what they are capable of as well. Teaching others and helping them discover a love of learning and working with their hands has also been a passion of hers for a long time. Megan also serves as the Kiln Technician for the South Bend Museum of Art.