8 Week Class Schedule

All classes below are for ages 14+ 

Please note: Pre-registration is required for the below classes.  72 hours notice is required prior to the class in order to receive a full refund. 

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Clay Classes       


2018.5 Classes

September 4th through October 28th

 

 

 

Part 1: Altered and Assembling Forms  4 week class

Intermediate to Advanced class.  In this class, students will incorporate wheel and hand building skills.  Participants will work with guest artist Andy Gemmell, to create dynamic forms on and off the wheel. 

Date: Tuesdays, October 2nd – October 23rd

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Cost: $95

Maximum participants: 12                                 

Instructor: Andy Gemmell

 

 

Part 2: Altered and Assembling Forms  4 week class

Intermediate to Advanced class.  In this class, students will incorporate wheel and hand building skills.  Participants will work with guest artist Andy Gemmell, to create dynamic forms on and off the wheel.  Students do not need to take Part 1 to enroll in the Part 2 class.

Date: Tuesdays, October 30th – November 20th

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Cost: $95

Maximum participants: 12                                 

Instructor: Andy Gemmell

 

Introduction to Creating in Clay  -- 4 week class

This is a class designed to introduce students to the basics of Hand Building techniques: pinch, slab and coil.  This class is for individuals with little to no experience.  14+.

Date: Wednesdays, October 2nd – October 23rd

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Cost: $95

Maximum participants: 12                                 

Instructor: Hiromi Iyoda

 

1.0 Beginning Wheel 7 week class

For ages 14+.  This class is an introduction to working with clay on the potter’s wheel. Each student will have their own wheel to work with.  You will learn the basic techniques of wheel-work and explore the cup and cylinder.   This class is for individuals with little to no experience.

Date: Monday, Sept 10- Oct 22

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $135 (7 weeks)

Maximum participants: 12

Instructors: August Stobla

 

2.0 Beginning Wheel

For ages 14+.  This class is an introduction to working with clay on the potter’s wheel. Each student will have their own wheel to work with.  Students will refresh and refine their basic wheel throwing skills.  This class is intended for beginners to expand on their basic knowledge and continue to develop their throwing skills. 

Date: Thursday, Sept 6- October 25th            

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $145

Maximum participants: 12

Instructor: Alea Walter & Madalyn Loring

 

Intermediate Wheel: Handles --4 week class

For ages 14+.   Take your pots to the next level! Make your pots lighter, bigger and more refined. Each class will focus on reviewing a wheel technique! Skill level: intermediate to advanced.  This class is intended for students with a strong basic knowledge of throwing.

Date: Tuesday, Sept 4th – September 25th    

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $95

Maximum participants: 12

Instructor: Joyce St. Clair Voltz

 


For all Clay Classes:

  • Bring a small bucket, towel, and pottery tool kit* to class.

  • Tuition includes one 12 pound bag of clay, open studio time, 36" shelf space and some firing costs.

NOTES:

  • *Pottery tool kits as well as additional clay and glass supplies may be purchased at the Ceramics Center.

  • Unless otherwise noted, class participants may be charged firing fees for extra work made during the session.


Glass Classes

 

Intro to Glass Fusing (Age 14+) 4 week

This is an introductory class in glass fusing.  You will learn the fundamentals of glass fusing: cutting glass, laying it out in creative ways, and fusing it together to create unique designs and projects.  No glass experience is required.

Date: Thursday, Sept 6- September 27th            

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm    

Cost: $95                   

Maximum participants: 10

Instructor: Tammy Kopecky

 

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Advanced Glass (Age 14+) 7 week class

This class is ideal for students with strong basic fusing skills who are self-motivated and have several projects in mind. New techniques will be introduced such as frit, and more complex slumping methods. Fusing and slumping experience is required.

Date: Monday, Sept 10- Oct 22 (7 week class)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $135

Maximum participants: 12

Instructors: Teresa Childers

 

Glass for Everyone (Age 14+)

This is a class for any level. During the first six weeks, we will concentrate on the basics of glass fusing (cutting and firing temperatures) and different techniques of decorating glass while creating small projects. The last two weeks will be for larger projects of your choosing. No glass experience is required. 

Date: Tuesday, Sept 4th – October 23rd        

Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm            

Cost: $145

Maximum participants: 10

Instructor: Lindy Ethier

 

Date: Wednesdays, September 5th – October 24th

Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm            

Cost: $145                

Maximum participants: 10

Instructor: Teresa Childers


Glass Classes:

  • Tuition includes some glass, use of frits, stringers, and noodles, shelf space and open studio time

  • Bring a 12x12 storage case for your glass and one roll of paper towels or kleenex

NOTES:

  • Glass tools and other glass supplies may be purchased at the Ceramics Center.

  • Unless otherwise noted, class participants will be charged firing/slumping fees.