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Nativity scene ceramics class being offered by EAC

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Nativity scene ceramics class being offered by EAC

By Lori Dugan

THATCHER, AZ—Due to popular demand, EAC is once again offering a ceramics class that will leave students with an original nativity scene painted by their own hand just in time for Christmas. The class will be taught by Rennie Godfrey and Debbie Bass at Craft Connection, located at 610 S. 5th Ave. in Safford on Tuesday evenings from 6-9:30 p.m. The section number, which will be needed when registering, is 5686.

Everyone who takes the class will work on a nativity scene using traditional and new painting techniques including dry brushing, illuminating wash, layering paint, and embellishing with jewels and other accessories.

“I’ve done a lot of research on the color palettes used by some of the great masters including Michaelangelo and Rafael to create a color scheme for those students interested in an old-world theme for their nativity scene,” said Godfrey.

Regular tuition applies for this two-credit class and the ceramic nativity scenes are extra. Replacement pieces are available for those who have lost or broken pieces of their nativity scenes at home.

To find out the specifics about this or Godfrey’s other class, Dollmaking (section #5608), visit EAC’s website at .

Registering for classes can be accomplished online with Gila Hank Online at; or by phone at 928-428-8270; or in person at the College’s Records and Registration Office in the Student Services Building.

For more specific information about these classes, call Godfrey at 928-428-1105.