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CCE 135-F22 | High Fire Reduction Wheel Thrown Ceramics, In-Person

CCE 135-F22 | High Fire Reduction Wheel Thrown Ceramics, In-Person

9/3-11/19 Sat, 9-12 pm ROOM: 510 Porteous Building

Maximum Enrollment: 8 LBS

Course Description


This class will focus on wheel-thrown ceramics with an emphasis on functional forms. A variety of decorating possibilities, including slips, stains, glazes and texture, will be explored, with special emphasis on how surface decoration relates to form. Students will learn how to prepare ware for firing in large gas reduction kilns, and how the reduction atmosphere affects both clay and glazes. Students from the beginner to the experienced can work at their own pace, with teacher-guided individualized instruction.


Tuition: $400 + $50 Studio Fee

Saturdays  9/3-11/19 9:00 - 12:00 pm

CEUs: 3.6 



Cathy Schroeder Hammond has been teaching pottery in So. Maine since 1991. She served as MECA&D's Ceramic Technician for eleven years, and also taught in both the BFA and CS programs. Since 2001 Cathy has operated her own business, Pasture's Edge Studio, in Lyman, ME, and sells her work through select shops in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, including Maine Potters Market here in Portland.



All students + faculty are required to: 

  • provide proof of vaccination + booster immediately after registration by emailing an image of their vaccination card to cstudy@meca.edu
  • wear a mask (acceptable masks: KN95, N95, KF94, or medical/surgical masks) on campus at all times. 

We recommend home COVID testing before coming to class. 



This course has reached maximum enrollment.

Wait lists are available by calling our office.

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