Sun, May 3
6:00pm - 8:00pm
9 classes have spots left
This workshop offers participants an opportunity to dabble in wheel throwing. This class is best for people with little or no throwing experience. There will be a 20 minute demo on basic throwing skills, and students can jump into action. The instructor will guide the group through throwing two pieces. Students will complete 1-2 pieces, and come...
Sunday May 3rd, 6pm - 8pm
This class explores methods for throwing your own cups and bowls on the electric wheel. Students will learn how to center, pull, trim and glaze about 4-6 cups and bowls. Includes 25 pounds of clay and firing. $2/pound to purchase more clay (price includes glaze). Students have open access to the studio during open hours for the duration of the...
Friday Apr 24th, 12pm - 2pm(6 sessions)
For students with some experience in throwing and hand-building, add to your repertoire of form and technique. Throw “larger,” adding appendages to pots, and altering thrown forms. Explore form and function, as well as shape and design of ceramic pieces.
Wednesday Apr 15th, 1pm - 4pm(8 sessions)
Wednesday Apr 15th, 9:30am - 12:30pm(8 sessions)
This class covers the basics of mixing glaze with standardized powder chemicals. In this class students will mix a base glaze and add various colorants, learn how to read a glaze recipe, and test out some variations on recipes. There is some outside of class reading necessary. This class might potentially expand an extra 2 weeks. This class will include...
Tuesday Apr 21st, 6pm - 8pm(5 sessions)
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This class is a continuation from Intro wheel throwing. The class will be tuned to students interests and skill level. Possible techniques: shaping, throwing more weight, staking vessels, etc. Students will complete 4-8 vessels Includes 25 pounds of clay and firing. $2/pound to purchase more clay (price includes glaze) Students have open access...
Saturday Apr 25th, 10am - 12pm(6 sessions)
Independently create work on the pottery wheel. All experience levels are welcome, including first-time throwers. Once the students are experienced throwers, the instructor will act as facilitator, assisting in any endeavor the students wish to take on. Instead of specific project assignments, students will be encouraged to present their own,...
Wednesday Apr 15th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm(8 sessions)
Introduces clay as a material, and covers basic hand building skills such as pinch pots, slab building, and coil pots. This class will also cover under-glazing and glaze. Students will complete 3-4 projects. Includes 25 pounds of clay and firing. $2/pound to purchase more clay (price includes glaze) Students have open access to the studio during...
Thursday Apr 23rd, 6pm - 8pm(6 sessions)
Capture the graceful curve of an unfolding bud, the surprise of new leaves, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging. The instructors will demonstrate several techniques and then help you create your favorite version. All plant materials will be collected fresh from the Arboretum grounds. Each student will...
Saturday Jun 20th, 1pm - 3:30pm
Taught at your individual skill level. Learn and become comfortable with the basic techniques in throwing, such as centering, opening, and pulling cylinders, and glazing. Create mugs, bowls and plates using high-fire reduction.
Wednesday Mar 25th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(9 sessions)
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Monday Mar 23rd, 9:30am - 12:30pm(9 sessions)
For students with some experience in throwing and hand-building, add to your repertoire of form and techniques to explore how function relates to form working with high-fire reduction stoneware.
Monday Mar 23rd, 7pm - 10pm(9 sessions)
Using nature as a source, you will create decorative vessels by combining various parts utilizing handbuilding and wheelthrowing. Focus on patterning and unifying layers of surface. Additional decorative techniques will be demonstrated; color and glaze will be discussed.
Saturday Mar 28th, 9:30am - 3:30pm
For those experienced in wheel thrown ceramics, hone your technique. Learn to use clay more efficiently, and make increasingly complex forms. Weekly demonstrations will include throwing, building, and glazing techniques.
Friday Mar 27th, 9:30am - 12:30pm(9 sessions)
Working in clay and using a pottery wheel can be for everyone! In this adaptive class ideal for people with disabilities, the instructor will creatively adapt processes and equipment to be accessible to each individual student. Companions are welcome, but not required. Please reach out to [email protected] in advance to discuss...
Sunday Mar 29th, 10am - 12:30pm(9 sessions)
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