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​Pottery Experience

Looking for a unique artistic experience? Have you ever wanted to try your hand at throwing on a pottery wheel? Learn the basics of wheel-throwing in this two-hour workshop! All supplies included. Re-enacting the scene from "Ghost" is not required. Ages 14+

  
  
  
  
  
  
Registration
Pottery Experience11/6Sun1-3pm$30K. Smalley

FULL

​Pottery - All Levels

In this fun and lively class, you will learn basic throwing techniques for the potter’s wheel along with glazing and firing. Advanced students will be encouraged to attempt more difficult projects, such as complex forms and multi-piece throwing. Students may complete class projects or pursue special interests. ​An additional $20 clay/firing fee will be required. Ages 16+

  
  
  
  
  
  
Registration
Pottery - All Levels10/25-12/6Tue2-4:30pm$105J. Rincones
Pottery - All Levels10/25-12/6Tue6-8:30pm$105J. Rincones

FULL

Pottery - All Levels10/27-12/8Thu2-4:30pm$105J. Rincones
Pottery - All Levels10/27-12/8Thu6-8:30pm$105J. Rincones

FULL

Pottery - All Levels11/2-12/14Wed6-8:30pm$105K. Smalley

​Pottery - Advanced

Learn advanced techniques in throwing, glazing and decorating. ​An additional $20 clay/firing fee will be required. Ages 16+

Prerequisite: must be able to center and throw a simple cylinder and bowl.

  
  
  
  
  
  
Registration
Pottery - Advanced10/29-12/10Sat10-12:30pm$105M. Drouin

​Pottery Workshops

Coil Pot and Macrame Hanger

This class will introduce you to basic hand building skills along with some simple macrame knots. The first class we will be making a coil-built pot learning to use a slab roller and how to make your own coils. The following week we will be making a macrame hanger for the pot.

Ceramic Gingerbread House

Create your own personalized ceramic gingerbread house decor in this 2 day workshop. The first day will be dedicated to building and customizing the mini houses and the second day is for glazing. Students can pick them up once they are fired. Open to all ages, children 5 & under must be accompanied by an adult. All supplies included.

​Ceramic Maraca Workshop

In this class we will make a ceramic maraca. You will gain skills in hand building with clay. This can be a fun way to start or continue using clay. We will be using pinch pot technique to form the maraca and will decorate them by glazing and carving. All supplies included. Age 8+

Ceramic Jack-O-Lanterns

Create your own personalized ceramic Jack-O-Lantern in this 1 day workshop. The first half will be dedicated to building and carving the pumpkin form and the second half is for glazing. Students can pick them up once they’re fired. Open to all ages, children 5 & under must be accompanied by an adult. All supplies included.

Mini Haunted House

Create your own personalized ceramic haunted house décor in this 2 day workshop. The first day will be dedicated to building and customizing the mini houses and the second day is for glazing. Students can pick them up once they are fired. Open to all ages, children 5 & under must be accompanied by an adult. All supplies included.

  
  
  
  
  
  
Registration
Ceramic Jack-O-Lanterns Workshop10/2Sun1-3:30pm$35K. Smalley
Ceramic Jack-O-Lanterns Workshop10/13Thu6-8:30pm$35K. Smalley

FULL

Ceramic Haunted House Workshop10/16-10/23Sun1-3:30pm$55K. Smalley
Ceramic Haunted House Workshop10/17-10/24Mon6-8:30pm$55K. Smalley
Ceramic Gingerbread House Workshop12/4-12/11Sun1-3:30pm$55K. Smalley
Ceramic Gingerbread House Workshop12/5-12/12Mon6-8:30pm$55K. Smalley
Ceramic Handprint Ornament Workshop12/6Tue5:30-7:30pm$30K. Smalley
Ceramic Handprint Ornament Workshop12/13Tue5:30-7:30pm$30K. Smalley

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