The art of Turkish tiles and ceramics have a very important in the history of Islamic art. Its roots can be traced at least as far back as the Uighurs of the 8th and 9th centuries. Its subsequent development was influenced by Karakhanid, Ghaznavid, and (especially) Iranian Seljuk art. With the Seljuks' victory over the Byzantines at Malazgirt in 1071,...
Do you need some extra time in the Pottery Studio, or just want to drop-in when your schedule allows? Stop by for open studio time on Wednesday evenings. Important Things to Note: Open studio time does not include instruction.
Explore your three dimensional creativity in clay. If you can dream it, we can figure a way to make it. From practical plates, bowls and vases to fanciful sculpture. The only limitations are the size of your imagination and size of our kilns. EAC provides all materials
Students of all levels will work on individual projects through hand building and/or wheel throwing. Instructor will provide guidance as students create projects that push the limits of clay as well as their creativity. Learn how to complete forms through glaze decoration. Lots of demonstrations and one on one instruction provided. EAC provides...
Geared for students who want to explore clay and its many possibilities. Demonstrations will be given on forming with clay through wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques. Students will have the freedom to work independently as instructor pushes them to explore shape and design. EAC provides all materials.
Learn and advance your wheel throwing and handbuilding skills through demonstrations, examples and critiques. All levels welcome.
Design functional clay from drawings to completed forms. Throw on the wheel and/or build by hand. Students will find and create their own voice through surface textures and treatments. EAC provides all materials.
Students will learn (or advance) their wheel throwing and hand- building skills through demonstrations and examples. Work with textures and try carving to create unique functional or decorative pieces. The class will also explore different glazing techniques. All levels welcome. EAC provides all materials.
Enhance your handbuilding skills with coiling, one of the world’s oldest pottery making techniques. This class offers support for your creative process, from building to glazing, as well as technical guidance which you can apply to any project. Incorporate slab and pinched elements to functional or sculptural coiled forms and the possibilities are...
Kick off your weekend. Bring a date to the ceramics studio and learn to make your own pots together. Bring light refreshments to enjoy as your teacher guides you through the basics of the wheel and handbuilding. Everyone will create two pots to be glazed and fired.
This 10-week course focuses on all the basics of pottery making. Students will learn hand building, using a potter's wheel, surface decoration and glazing. Classes are small enough to accommodate some tailoring to the interests of the group.