Events

beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop october

Thursday Dates: October 10, 17, 24, (not the 31), November 7, 14, 21

This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be developed include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. The instructor will work actively with each student as they navigate all the basic aspects of wheel throwing.

Included in the class is a 25-pound bag of clay, all glazes needed, and kiln firings during the class period. Also, each student can come to use the studio outside of class from 6am until 8pm on weekdays and from 9am until 5pm on weekends. ( Occasionally there will be a class using the wheels on specific nights which will be posted on our calendar in the studio space.)

No experience necessary. Registration required. $175

Limit: 7 students

*Prices do not include per ticket handling fees.

advanced techniques + textures

This three-session class will explore texture building, carving, slip trailing, and producing crackle effects on the clay surface. Students will learn how to use clay additives to achieve different color effects with glaze layering. Participants will make and employ press molds using leaves, shells, beads, and bolts to create the surface decoration. Introduction to Wheel Throwing is a prerequisite for this class and students must have basic wheel knowledge to produce their own clay pieces during this workshop series. Students will have access to the studio outside of class. Thursday evenings 5:30-8:30 on September 12,19, and 26.

 

Class Limit: 7

Prerequisite: Introduction to Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Brian Soldano

 

Cost: $95 includes all materials + supplies.

intermediate wheel class- 6 week workshop august

Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. August 21, 28, Sept 4, 11, 18, 25

This six-week pottery class is perfect for the individual with wheel throwing and centering clay experience who would like to further refine their skills. In this class, students will build upon basic pottery skills including building and throwing forms, creating more complex vessels including but not limited to, large bowls, dinner plates, lidded vessels, stacked and altered wheel forms. Bring your ideas and sketches to use as a place of departure.

The class fee includes a 25 pound bag of clay, all glazes needed, and kiln firings during the class period. Each student can access the studio from 6am- 8pm on weekdays and from 9am- 5pm on weekends–except when other scheduled classes are in session.)

Basic pottery/clay experience necessary. Registration required. $175

Limit: 6 students

Instructor: Yvonne Brown, Clay Studio Manager

*Prices do not include ticket handling fees.

beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop july – SOLD OUT

Mondays: July 22, 29 and August 5,12,19,26

This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be developed include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. The instructor will work actively with each student as they navigate all the basic aspects of wheel throwing.

Included in the class is a 25 pound bag of clay, all glazes needed, and kiln firings during the class period. Also, each student can come to use the studio outside of class from 6am until 8pm on weekdays and from 9am until 5pm on weekends. ( Occasionally there will be a class using the wheels on specific nights which will be posted on our calendar in the studio space.)

No experience necessary. Registration required. $175

Limit: 7 students

*Prices do not include per ticket handling fees.