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Play in the mud this summer and discover the joy of working with your hands! Basic classes introduce fundamental handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil and slab construction and wheel throwing to make bowls, vases, cups, plates and other vessel forms. Click here to view supply list.

$485
M.   Oct 6th - Dec 15th, 9:30am
Beginner
Monday October 6 9:30am - 12pm 11 Sessions $485
Thursday October 9 7pm - 9pm 5 Sessions $155
Monday November 10 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $185
Wednesday November 12 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $250
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Students attending this class will learn to get started on teapots, lidded containers and large forms. This class is for the advanced student. Benefit from valuable tips and tricks as well as advice on surface decorations. Proper glazing for varied forms is an important part of class demos as well as handbuilt additions to your thrown wares.

$485
T.   Oct 14th - Dec 16th, 9:30am
Advanced
Tuesday October 14 9:30am - 12:30pm 10 Sessions $485
Tuesday January 6 9:30am - 12:30pm 4 Sessions $195
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Students attending this class will learn the important basics of wedging, centering, throwing a basic form, trimming, and glazing your bowls, cups, and containers. In this class, students will experience weekly demonstration and plenty of practice time will have them spinning pots right away. Basic hand building techniques also covered.

$390
Th.   Oct 23rd - Dec 18th, 6:30pm
Beginner
Thursday October 23 6:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $390
Thursday January 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $195
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Master the art of working on the potter’s wheel. Basic classes begin with fundamentals; new forms and glazing and deco-rating techniques are demonstrated each week. This class will help you begin mastering the art of working on the potter’s wheel. Supply List: Click here to view list.

$155
Th.   Nov 13th - Dec 18th, 7pm
Beginner

Students will get a feel for what goes on in classes and workshops with these bargain price trial sessions. This is risk-free shopping—try out a class to see how you like it before committing to a longer series. You’ll sample many techniques, but all work is recycled at the end of the class.

$20
Su.   Oct 5th, 5pm
All levels
Sunday October 5 5pm - 8pm 1 Session $20
Monday October 6 10am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Monday October 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $20
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Learn to create pieces using either handbuilding, throwing or a combination of both that can be used for either functional or sculptural work. Surface decoration techniques demonstrated will include applied texture, colored slips and glaze application. You are encouraged to let your instructor know of any project you may have in mind and it will b

$265
M.   Nov 3rd - Dec 15th, 9:30am
All levels
Monday November 3 9:30am - 11:30am 7 Sessions $265
Monday November 3 4:30pm - 6:30pm 7 Sessions $265
Tuesday November 4 1:30pm - 3:30pm 7 Sessions $265
Wednesday November 5 11am - 1pm 7 Sessions $265
Friday November 7 10am - 12pm 7 Sessions $265
Saturday November 8 12:30pm - 2:30pm 7 Sessions $265
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This workshop will introduce you to the basic skills of throwing on the potter's wheel. No prior experience is required. You will get to keep the bowl or cylinder you have successfully created. We will glaze and fire it for you with our glaze pick of the week and we will contact you approximately 2 weeks after the workshop when your piece is read

$65
Su.   Nov 9th, 11am
Beginner
Sunday November 9 11am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Sunday November 23 11am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Sunday December 7 11am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Sunday January 18 11am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Sunday February 1 11am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Saturday February 14 10am - 12pm 1 Session $65
Sunday February 15 11am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Sunday March 1 11am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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Our instructor will show and assist you with the basic techniques of the potter's wheel and will move on to more advanced projects if you are a repeat offender.Friday night is for letting loose and relaxing! Couples, singles and friends come join us and get a little dirty while enjoying the wine or beer you brought in.This class can be repeated man

$65
F.   Nov 14th, 7pm
All levels
Friday November 14 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
Friday November 21 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
Friday December 5 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
Friday January 9 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Friday January 23 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
Friday February 6 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
Saturday February 14 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
Friday February 27 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
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Students attending this class will learn complex vessel forms and a variety of surface techniques. Now that students hands are dirty, they can get their head around the details!Note: For students who have taken two beginner courses or are at an intermediate/advanced level.

$485
T.   Oct 14th - Dec 16th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
Tuesday October 14 6:30pm - 9:30pm 10 Sessions $485
Tuesday January 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $195
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Perfect for couples, family members and friends, this special introductory class takes your knowledge of ceramics—and your relationship—to the next level!

$270
F.   Oct 10th - Oct 24th, 6:30pm
Beginner
Friday October 10 6:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $270
Sunday October 26 12pm - 3pm 3 Sessions $270
Friday November 14 6:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $270
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Fear of glazing? Learn how to get over it in a three-hour course. This class provides a methodical approach to choosing the most appropriate surface and color(s) for your work, as well as a tutorial in glaze application. Bring a bisqued object to test and a pot or sculpture that you feel was not successfully glazed for discussion. Learn how to prep

$45
Su.   Oct 12th, 1pm
Beginner

In this class you will learn how to make cups, vases, trays, containers and other functional objects by using various handbuilding techniques of pinching, coiling and slabs. Please note that the price is per couple.

$95
Sa.   Oct 11th, 7pm
All levels
Saturday October 11 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $95
Saturday November 15 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $95
Saturday December 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $95
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Want to spice it up? Bring a new type of firing to your artistic expression and register for a Raku firing workshop! We will make a day of it and promise you a very intense and fun experience. Students can bring up to 8 pieces. The glazes will vary from turquoise to intense red/bronze to beautiful white crackle. 

$175
Sa.Su.   Oct 18th - Oct 19th, 9am
All levels

Various throwing projects, glazing and surface techniques will be explored in all of the classes. All classes focus on wheel throwing techniques and accommodate skill levels from beginners to very advanced. Our small group size ensures individual guidance. When registering for a pottery class, please choose the class day and time that best fit

$245
M.   Nov 3rd - Dec 8th, 2:30pm
All levels
Monday November 3 2:30pm - 4:30pm 6 Sessions $245
Monday November 3 6pm - 8pm 6 Sessions $245
Monday November 3 8pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $245
Tuesday November 4 6pm - 8pm 6 Sessions $245
Tuesday November 4 8pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $245
Wednesday November 5 10am - 12pm 6 Sessions $245
Wednesday November 5 1pm - 3pm 6 Sessions $245
Wednesday November 5 6pm - 8pm 6 Sessions $245
Wednesday November 5 8pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $245
Thursday November 6 6pm - 8pm 6 Sessions $245
Thursday November 6 8pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $245
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Students attending this class will learn to develop a solid foundation in the craft by completing simple projects like vases, bowls and platters. In this class, students will roll up their sleeves and plunge into basic ceramic techniques, handbuilding and wheel. Pottery wheel demos and practice will include wedging and centering clay on the wheel,

$485
Su.   Oct 12th - Dec 21st, 5pm
Beginner
Sunday October 12 5pm - 8pm 11 Sessions $485
Monday October 13 10am - 1pm 10 Sessions $485
Monday October 13 6:30pm - 9:30pm 6 Sessions $290
Monday November 24 6:30pm - 9:30pm 6 Sessions $290
Sunday January 4 5pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $195
Monday January 5 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $195
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Have you always wanted to try out the the pottery wheel but not quite ready to sign up for an entire session? This one time introductory class lets you get your hands dirty on the wheel without the time commitment. You will experience how thrilling it is to get the clay spinning on the wheel while we explain the basics of centering and pulling up

$60
Sa.   Oct 18th, 7pm
All levels
Saturday October 18 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $60
Saturday November 22 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $60
Saturday December 20 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $60
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You’ll learn to use the potter’s wheel to create bowls, mugs, teapots, and more. This pottery class uses a potter's wheel which is a machine used in the shaping of round ceramic ware. The wheel may also be used during process of trimming the excess body from dried ware and for applying incised decoration or rings of color.Note: There is a $30 m

$300
T.   Oct 28th - Dec 16th, 10:30am
All levels
Tuesday October 28 10:30am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $300
Tuesday October 28 7pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $300
Wednesday October 29 7pm - 9pm 7 Sessions $265
Thursday October 30 11am - 1pm 7 Sessions $265
Thursday October 30 7pm - 9pm 7 Sessions $265
Saturday November 1 10:30am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $300
Sunday November 2 12pm - 2pm 8 Sessions $300
Sunday November 2 6pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $300
Monday November 3 7pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $300
Thursday November 6 6pm - 8pm 6 Sessions $225
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Students attending this class will learn complex vessel forms and a variety of surface techniques. Now that students hands are dirty, they can get their head around the details!Note: For students who have taken two beginner courses or are at an intermediate/advanced level.

$485
W.   Oct 22nd - Jan 14th, 10am
Advanced

Students will learn about several Gothic building examples and the historical period architecture details by creating Gothic windows, tracery, buttresses, crenellation and more in clay. This is the first half of a two-part course objective in which you will explore the three-dimensional form of period building architecture through clay sculpture. T

$485
W.   Oct 22nd - Jan 14th, 6pm
Beginner

Learn classic wheel throwing techniques used to make teapots, vases, coffee mugs, and practically any functional and sculptural works you can can imagine in a supportive, friendly environment. Experience pottery in a one time 2 1/2 hour class. This "trial" class is a hands-on intensive wheel class taught by the school's expert instructors.Note: Pie

$75
Sa.   Oct 18th, 6pm
Beginner
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