Ceramics

Ceramics Classes

 

Click on the plus sign (+) for a full description. Our ceramics classes and workshops are open to all levels unless otherwise noted in the descriptions. Members receive 15% off all classes and workshops.

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ClassClass NumberInstructorDescriptionDatesTime Members Price (15% off) Non-members PriceAdditional Fees / Materials
Pottery For All–Wheel Throwing, Handbuilding, and Slab Molding (Session 3)

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BW19A27CEvan WilliamsExplore the basics of making functional pottery using the potters wheel, coil building, and slump molding. Make carved tea bowls, coil built serving trays or baking dishes, learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing and mold building for multiple slump molded dishes. Those with prior experience will hone their skills in their areas of choice.Fridays, Feb 22 - Mar 295pm - 6:30pm $178.50 $210 $30
Pottery for All (Spring Session 1)

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P19A01CEvan WilliamsNew and experienced potters will explore a variety of pottery making methods. Make slab molded baking and serving dishes or experiment with pinchpots, coil, and handbuilding. Saturdays, April 6 - May 1110:30am - 12pm$179$210$30
Cast Your Concept in Clay

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P19A01CJohn David O'ShaughnessyExperience the magic in modeling and mold-making! Students will create their own unique designs in low relief by using fine plasticine clay and potter’s plaster. Take your model, mold your design, and create a casting. These designs may be used for conceptual projects, jewelry, tiles or incorporated into larger wheel thrown pottery pieces or hand built ceramic projects.Mondays, April 8 & 154 - 8 pm$111$130$30
Pottery for All (Spring Session 2)

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P19A03CEvan WilliamsNew and experienced potters will explore a variety of pottery making methods. Make slab molded baking and serving dishes or experiment with pinchpots, coil, and handbuilding. Saturdays, May 18 - June 1110:30am - 12pm$179$210$30
Playing With Form: Adventures in Clay

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P19A04CDavid ErnsterLearn new approaches to basic throwing and ramp up to larger forms on the potter’s wheel. Experiment with changing, altering and assembling simple wheel thrown pots into exciting sculptural vessels. Play with techniques for achieving larger vessels as well as methods for altering and assembling wet and leather hard components. Particpate in a raku or glaze firing on the last day of class. David will be exhibiting at AVA May 10–June 14. Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, and Saturday, June 1512 -5 pm$247$290$50

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