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Ceramics, Pottery

Pinch, coil, roll and throw clay to learn the many facets of working with clay. Each class begins with a demonstration (or two) and then the fun begins.…
Create unusual pieces and experience this exciting firing technique–the ultimate instant gratification! Witness glowing red pots emerge from the kiln and smolder in smoke which yields…
The sky’s the limit with boxes! They can be square, rectangular, round or freeform. Start with templates, provided by the instructor, and explore construction methods using…
Make a set of mugs using cardboard templates provided by the instructor (that you will be able to keep). We will roll out slabs, apply textures…
Templates are a great way to make quick sets. Using cardboard templates provided, you’ll learn slab techniques for making multiples of vases, mugs and boxes. Each…
From manipulating the surface of wet clay to applying glazes in various ways, this class will expand your approach to decoration. Explore colored slips and stains,…
Instruction will be tailored to you, the individual, to maximize your personal growth. Work closely with the instructor to build your skills from wherever you are…
Pottery is one of the oldest art expressions. We will cover pinching and other forming methods as well as learn to burnish (polish) the clay. At…
Learn to make and fit several kinds of lids for your pots, considering both function and decorative flair. The final touch is the comfortable and innovative…
Student-directed learning on the wheel. Open to all levels for wheel throwing and self-directed hand builders with experience. If it can be made on the potter’s…
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