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Upcoming 6 week session April/May 2024:

Registration starts Tuesday, April 2 at 9 AM

pottery student working on a clay handbuilding vessel

Tuesdays, 6-9 PM, April 23-May 28

Creating Functional Wares with Handbuilding is a 6 week course designed to give participants a chance to explore handbuilding techniques through pinching, coiling, and working with slabs. Students will deepen their knowledge about clay properties and character through hands-on demonstrations by an instructor and  suggested and self-guided projects.  They will learn about the glaze and firing process and have finished work by the end of class.

 

Students will focus on making functional pottery such as mugs, bowls, vases and also tackling more advanced creations.This class is a hybrid of both beginners and more experienced students.

Open to people 18 years old and up.

COST: $375​​

              

female student centering clay on the pottery wheel

Wednesdays, 6-9 PM, April 24-May 29

Intermediate Wheel Throwing is an 6-week course is designed to continue the wheel throwing adventure by building on skills and refining technique. Students will learn how to make sets, throw bigger pieces, and attempt more advanced creations. 

Throughout this course, you will be guided step by step, provided expert demonstrations and personalized attention to help you develop your pottery skills.

Open to people 18 years old and up. People enrolling in this course should be able to already know how to center clay and raise walls.

COST: $375

female student centering clay on the pottery wheel

Thursdays, 3-6 PM, April 25-May 30

Beginner Wheel Throwing is an 6-week course is designed to introduce you to the process of shaping clay on a potter's wheel. You'll learn the fundamental techniques of wheel throwing, from centering the clay to creating various forms like cups, bowls, and vases. We'll explore the proper hand positioning, pressure control, and how to use basic pottery tools effectively. 

Throughout this course, you will be guided step by step, provided expert demonstrations and personalized attention to help you develop your pottery skills.

We'll cover essential topics such as wedging, trimming, and glazing, giving you a well-rounded understanding of the pottery process from start to finish. You'll gain insights into the properties of clay, firing, and the transformative nature of glazes.

Open to people 18 years old and up.

COST: $375

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