Wed, Sep 11
9:30am - 12:00pm
Meets 9 Times
7 classes have spots left
Dive into the beauty of ceramic form and function. This class will provide opportunities for continuing students to explore new forms and refine throwing skills. Some discussions and demos will be incorporated into class time. Fee includes glaze and firing fee. Prior wheel throwing experience recommended. Clay available for purchase at Art...
Wednesday Sep 11th, 9:30am - 12pm(9 sessions)
Learn all aspects of wheel-throwing from start to finish. Clay work also includes slab construction and altered forms. Materials needed will be discussed during first class session. Clay available for purchase at Art Center. Note: Fee includes glazes and firing costs.
Tuesday Sep 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm(9 sessions)
Use the wheel and other tools to create a variety of ceramic forms. Learn new techniques, pursue individual projects and watch hands-on demos. Required supplies for this program: Clay (available for purchase at Art Center) Basic throwing tool kit Clean up towel Dry cleaners type plastic sheeting Any kitchen tools they may want to try on the...
Wednesday Sep 11th, 7:15pm - 9:45pm(9 sessions)
Learn new ways to enhance and embellish your ceramic surfaces with texture! Demos will incorporate found objects, leaves, fabric, wood grain and much more! All levels, ages 18 and up welcome. Fee includes glaze and firing fee. Students may attend open studio for up to 3 hours per week during the weeks that their class is held. Required supplies...
Thursday Sep 12th, 4pm - 6:30pm(9 sessions)
Explore the basics of glaze chemistry! This class will help demystify glazes. We will learn about glaze ingredients, discuss the physics of firing, make test tiles, and each person will find a glaze recipe to make themselves. Results will be shared and discussed. Basic Pottery Tool Kit Clay available for purchase at Art Center.
Monday Sep 16th, 9:30am - 12:30pm(4 sessions)
You can do it! Learn to use the potter’s wheel to make mugs, bowls, plates and more. Fundamentals of glazing and design problems covered. All levels and teens 16 and over welcome. Fee includes glaze and firing fee. Tool list and class calendar will be provided on the first day of class. Clay available for purchase at Art Center.
Tuesday Sep 10th, 9:30am - 12pm(9 sessions)
Working from a live model, students will explore the structure of the body and how it is constructed in clay. Required supplies for this program: Clay, 1 – 2 bag(s) (available for purchase at Art Center) Pottery Tools, approximate $15 Further details about supplies will be discussed on first day of class. You can plan on paying around $10 total....
Saturday Sep 14th, 10am - 1pm(9 sessions)
Learn techniques for making your own ceramic planters! Both thrown and handbuilt forms will be demonstrated, and there will be time to construct several of your own vessels. Techniques for decorating planters will also be covered. Some ceramic experience recommended but not required.
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This class focuses on individual projects, incorporating various techniques including hand-building and throwing on the wheel. All levels and older teens welcome. Fee includes glaze and firing fee. Required supplies for this program: Basic Pottery Tool Kit Notebook Clay (available for purchase at Art Center)
This class will focus on individual projects, incorporating demos of various techniques including handbuilding and throwing on the wheel. All levels, ages 18 and up welcome. Fee includes glaze and firing fee. Students may attend open studio for up to 3 hours per week during the weeks that their class is held. Clay available for purchase...
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In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to throw graceful vases and delicate bottles. Techniques to be covered include collaring narrow necks, trimming upright on the bat, and using metal ribs. Some ceramic experience required.
This course will cover a variety of handbuilding techniques, including pinching, coil, and slab construction to create functional works. Follow along with demos or work on your own projects. *Fee includes glaze and firing fee Required supplies for this program: Basic ceramics clay tool kit(Metal Rib, Wood Modeling Tool, Needle Tool, Loop Tool,...
We will experiment with layering glazes, underglazes, and oxides to achieve new and different surfaces. In the first class we will make test tiles, in the second class we will experiment with surfaces, and in the third class we will discuss and compare results. Basic Pottery Tool Kit Clay available for purchase at Art Center.
Use gold and silver luster on your ceramic pieces! In this intro workshop you will learn over-glazing techniques using commercially available lusters. Come to class with several small-medium sized pieces that are already glazed and fired. $10 material fee payable to instructor at start of workshop includes all materials.
In this class for continuing students, we will focus on one type of form, going in-depth through demos, hands-on work time and class discussion. We will explore design, form and function. Open to both handbuilding and/or throwing. Clay (available for purchase at Art Center)