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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.

$250
W.   Nov 12th - Dec 10th, 7pm
Beginner
(20)

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.

$195
T.   Jan 6th - Jan 27th, 9:30am
Advanced
(20)

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.

$195
Th.   Jan 8th - Jan 29th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(20)

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
(23)
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
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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
(23)
Sunday November 9 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 21st, 7pm
All levels
(23)
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.

$195
T.   Jan 6th - Jan 27th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(20)

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

$330
T.   Oct 28th - Dec 16th, 10:30am
All levels
(3)
Tuesday October 28 10:30am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $330
Saturday November 1 10:30am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $330
Sunday November 2 6pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $330
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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
(4)
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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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.   Nov 14th - Nov 28th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(20)

An introduction to the basic elements of throwing on the wheel and surface decoration. Intermediate students develop increased skills through more demanding projects that explore a variety of shape and glaze possibilities. Classes include a demonstration and assigned projects. Instructors could be Julie Terestman or Outi Putkonen.Multi-level class

$295
M.   Oct 27th - Dec 15th, 11am
Beginner
(4)
Monday October 27 11am - 1:30pm 8 Sessions $295
Tuesday October 28 6:30pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $295
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Other Dates (2)

Investigate how the activity of making pottery can be a wonderful vehicle for quieting the mind. Not unlike meditation, working with clay can also help us to be more present and focused in the moment. In this class we will learn and develop various skills of working on the wheel, while exploring how at whatever level this can be a useful means for

$295
M.   Oct 27th - Dec 15th, 7pm
All levels
(4)

These classes will offer specific projects for furthering individual skills. Focus on surface techniques and the refinement of forms. Previous throwing experience is necessary.

$295
T.   Oct 28th - Dec 16th, 10:30am
Intermediate
(4)

Develop wheel skills while focusing on subtle aspects of form and function. Refine techniques for functional feet and handles as well as incorporating texture into the thrown surface. Glazing techniques will be demonstrated.

$295
W.   Oct 29th - Dec 17th, 10am
Beginner
(4)

Ready to take your handbuilding skills and/or wheel techniques to the next level? Have a particular project in clay you've been dreaming of making? Wish you could create some gifts for your friends and family? All levels welcome to this mixed techniques class. Continue what you are currently working on from a prior class, or be inspired to try some

$240
W.   Nov 5th - Dec 10th, 6:30pm
All levels
(20)

This class will focus on the wheel, utilizing basic skills as well as advanced techniques such as thrown and altered forms. Lidded jars, oval planters and vases as well as tumbler and pitcher sets will be developed. Surface techniques such as slip decoration, wax resist and maiolica painting techniques will be demonstrated.

$295
W.   Oct 29th - Dec 17th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(4)

This workshop is an opportunity for students to make their own two or three pieces plaster mold and learn to use it with slip clay. Cleaning the cast piece will be demonstrated and slip clay recycling, firing and glazing will also be discussed.Registration: $90 non-refundable deposit is required to register. Balance payment is due one week prior to

$190
Sa.Su.   Nov 22nd - Nov 23rd, 9am
All levels
(23)

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,

$290
M.   Nov 24th - Jan 12th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(20)
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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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.   Nov 1st, 6pm
Beginner
(3)
Saturday November 1 6pm - 8pm 1 Session $75
Saturday November 8 6pm - 8pm 1 Session $75
Saturday November 15 6pm - 8pm 1 Session $75
Friday December 5 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $75
Saturday December 6 6pm - 8pm 1 Session $75
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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.   Nov 15th, 7pm
All levels
(4)
Saturday November 15 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $95
Saturday December 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $95
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Other Dates (2)
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