Pottery

Advanced Functional Pottery

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Linda Hanson
$110.00/members, $130.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/06/2018 - 04/10/2018 Tuesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

 

This intermediate-to-advanced class is for skilled potters knowledgeable in hand-building techniques. The student will explore more advanced forms of functional pottery, including constructing complex forms, textural markings, glazing and slip/oxide additions. Emphasis will be on the individual experience while personalizing and honing their craft. Students will be challenged to expand their pottery expertise while enjoying an evening with fellow clay lovers.

Note: New students must have completed at least one session of Pottery Basics to take this class.

Homeschooling Kids' Clay

Ages: 3rd - 6th Grade
Instructor: Julie Blair
$75.00/members, $95.00/non-members

Winter 2018 :
01/18/2018 - 03/01/2018 Thursday 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Class Cancelled

Hand-carved character mugs (and more!) Students will design their own mug based on their favorite person, character, cartoon, or video game. Learn hand-building skills needed to create an original piece. Explore other ceramic skills, forms and tools, and even get to work on the pottery wheel!

* Grades can be flexible with approval from the instructor.

Please contact julieblairpottery@gmail.com with any questions.

No class February 15th, extended to March 1st

Homeschooling Kids' Clay

Ages: 3rd - 6th Grade
Instructor: Julie Blair
$75.00/members, $95.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/08/2018 - 04/12/2018 Thursday 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Hand-carved character mugs (and more!) Students will design their own mug based on their favorite person, character, cartoon, or video game. Learn hand-building skills needed to create an original piece. Explore other ceramic skills, forms and tools, and even get to work on the pottery wheel!

* Grades can be flexible with approval from the instructor.

Please contact julieblairpottery@gmail.com with any questions.

 

Homeschooling Teen Wheel Throwing

Ages: 7th-12th Grade
Instructor: Julie Blair
$90.00/members, $110.00/non-members

Winter 2018 :
01/18/2018 - 03/01/2018 Thursday 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Class Cancelled

No class February 15th, extended to March 1st

Students will create their own place setting based on a self-assigned theme. Learn techniques for making cups, mugs, bowls, and plates. Apply decorative techniques to the designs to create a personal place setting for the dinner table!
* Grades can be flexible with approval from the instructor.
Please contact julieblairpottery@gmail.com with any questions

Homeschooling Teen Wheel Throwing

Ages: 7th-12th Grade
Instructor: Julie Blair
$90.00/members, $110.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/08/2018 - 04/12/2018 Thursday 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Students will create their own place setting based on a self-assigned theme. Learn techniques for making cups, mugs, bowls, and plates. Apply decorative techniques to the designs to create a personal place setting for the dinner table!

Grades can be flexible with approval from the instructor.

Please contact julieblairpottery@gmail.com with any questions

Pottery Basics

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Sally Runge
$110.00/members, $130.00/non-members

Winter 2018 :
01/15/2018 - 02/19/2018 Monday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

This class is for the adult who is completely new to pottery or for those with basic skills who still consider themselves beginners. Master the basics of hand-building with clay to create pots, platters and more. Learn to work with coils and slabs and create surface textures with a variety of tools. Finished work will incorporate various glazing and decorating techniques.

Pottery Basics

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Sally Runge
$110.00/members, $130.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/05/2018 - 04/16/2018 Monday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

This class is for the adult who is completely new to pottery or for those with basic skills who still consider themselves beginners. Master the basics of hand-building with clay to create pots, platters and more. Learn to work with coils and slabs and create surface textures with a variety of tools. Finished work will incorporate various glazing and decorating techniques.

*No class April 2nd, extended to April 16th

Pre-Teen Pottery

Ages: 10-13
Instructor: Sally Runge
$75.00/members, $95.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/08/2018 - 04/19/2018 Thursday 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

This class is for those new to pottery or those who are interested in further developing their talents in pottery. The instructor will work with students at their individual levels and enable them to progress to more difficult projects.  New techniques in clay and methods of finishing will be introduced each session, along with pottery wheel demonstrations. This class will improve students’ pottery skills, giving them the confidence to progress and grow further as artists.

No class April 5th, extended to April 19th

Teen Pottery

Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Carol Waldorf
$90.00/members, $110.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/07/2018 - 04/11/2018 Wednesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

 

Learn the basics of the pottery wheel and hand-building pottery techniques. Students will create their own functional pieces or sculptures as they progress at their own rate to more challenging projects. Some experience with clay is suggested; beginners to pottery will start with basic skills and hand-building and then have an introduction to the pottery wheel experience at the end of the session.

Wheel Throwing I

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Joe Paushel
$110.00/members, $130.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/07/2018 - 04/11/2018 Wednesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

For those who are new to the pottery wheel or just haven’t done it in a while. Learn the basics (or get a refresher) on wheel throwing and glazing in this beginning pottery class. Students will first learn how to center clay on the pottery wheel and then learn to create basic pottery forms. Finished work will incorporate glazing and decorating techniques.

Wheel Throwing II

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Julie Blair
$110.00/members, $130.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/08/2018 - 04/12/2018 Thursday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

 

Now that you're hooked, expand on your pottery skills from Wheel Throwing I by working toward making more advanced forms. Learn new decorative surface techniques using slip, wax resist, and more!

Note: New students must have completed at least one session of Wheel Throwing I to take this class.

Wheel Throwing II

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Julie Blair
$110.00/members, $130.00/non-members

Winter 2018 :
01/18/2018 - 03/01/2018 Thursday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Class Cancelled

 

Now that you're hooked, expand on your pottery skills from Wheel Throwing I by working toward making more advanced forms. Learn new decorative surface techniques using slip, wax resist, and more!

Note: New students must have completed at least one session of Wheel Throwing I to take this class.

No class February 15th, extended to March 1st

Youth Pottery

Ages: 6-9
Instructor: Carol Waldorf
$75.00/members, $95.00/non-members

Spring 2018 :
03/06/2018 - 04/10/2018 Tuesday 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Have fun with clay as you explore its endless possibilities. Discover hand-building techniques such as coiling and slab building. Create original tiles, pinch pots and more!  Students will learn how to finish their project with underglazes and glazes and take home their very own works of art. Using these methods, students will create sculptures and useful decorative items as they develop their artistic abilities through self-expression.