Learn how to create with clay! Students will work on the potters' wheel in this 6 week focus class. Learn from the beginning or build on previous experience. The final session will include variations on surface decorating and glazing techniques. No experience necessary! Pieces will be fired and picked up at a 2-3 weeks later. Note : Due to limited space we are unable to store final pieces beyond two months after a class. Any remaining pieces will be donated beyond this time.
Clay, glazing materials, and firings included. Only 5 students per class.
Optional : Students can purchase a personal, quality tool kit for $15 Click on the following link for more info pottery tool kit.
Beginner/Intermediate Course Outline:
Week 1: Learning how to use the potter's wheel, including centering and pulling clay to create a vessel. Instructors will demo and guide students.
Week 2-4: Students will practice and gain further experience with instructor guidance and student-driven projects including bowls, mugs, vases, vessels
Week 5: Students will trim pieces, add handles and do surface decoration ( including underglazes and the sgraffito technique.)
Week 6: Final glazing techniques and surface decoration of bisque pieces. Pick up pieces 2-3 weeks later.
* Intermediate/Advances class projects are student-driven and will be discussed in the first session with instructors
Only 5 spots per class! 6 sessions x 3 hours per session
$375 plus tax
Please fill out one Student Information Form per student.
January /February :
Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:30 pm -January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21 with Valentina Guevara
Wednesday Evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 pm- January 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22 with Natalie Waddell ( Intermediate/ Advanced Level )
Wednesday Mornings from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm- January 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22 with Natalie Waddell
Friday Mornings from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm- January 20, 27 February 3, 10, 17, 24 with Valentina Guevara
Please note: Due to COVID-19 students will be required to follow health and safety protocols. If you are feeling unwell, are showing COVID-19 symptoms, have been diagnosed or been in contact with someone diagnosed, or have been exposed, we ask that you please stay home. Please contact us to let us know. All fully vaccinated staff will be wearing masks and students are required to wear masks as well. Distancing measures will be taken. Should restrictions occur classes will be rescheduled. Please note that we are unable to do make-up classes. Please read our policies and waivers listed under workshops and/or upon purchase of a class.