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Adult Ceramics

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Bird House Decorating and Design

$80

with Jess Parks

Calendar Apr 3, 2021 at 1 pm

Grade 9- Adult

During this one-day workshop, students will explore their creative side by decorating and personalizing their own functional bird house. All students work will be finished with a beautiful glaze and fired to perfection.  Fired projects may be picked up two weeks after class.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 3

 

Pottery Basics - Daytime Class - Session B

$177

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Apr 7, 2021 at 10:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Grade 6- Adult

This wheel throwing class is for older school aged children and adults. Classes will focus on creating basic traditional pottery using the potter’s wheel. Over the six-week course participants will learn the basic forms thrown on the pottery wheel, cylinders, bowls and plates. Students will also learn pottery terms and the firing process. Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Wednesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 4 payments of $38.00, paid every four weeks.

Pottery Wheel - Casserole Dish - 2 Day Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Apr 20, 2021 at 10:30 am

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating two beautiful casserole dishes! Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating the casserole forms. On day two, students will assemble dishes and learn decorating techniques. The goal is for each student to accomplish making two casserole dishes.  Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Tuesday, April 20, and Thursday, April 22.

Ceramic Garden Art Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Apr 23, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Grade 5- Adult

In this workshop, students will have the option to create a flower stake that can be used decoratively or as a bird feeder or bird bath. Be creative and use it in your garden or home. Projects will be built out of clay by hand and decorated in class. All projects will get a sealing coat of glaze and fully fired to withstand the outside elements. 

 

10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Friday, April 23

Casting and Mold Making with Plaster - Workshop

$72

with Jess Parks

Calendar Apr 24, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Grades9 - Adult

Learn how to make a simple 2-piece plaster mold of a small 3-D, solid item. Each step of the process will be discussed and executed with the instructor’s assistance. After making the mold, wet plaster will then be poured into the cavity, to create your own unique cast. All materials and tools will be supplied. 

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 24

 

Pottery Wheel - Mugs - 2 Day Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar May 11, 2021 at 10:30 am

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating four beautiful mugs! Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating the mugs. On day two, students will trim mugs and learn decorating techniques. The goal is for each student to accomplish making four mugs.  Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

Tuesday, May 11, and Thursday, May 13.

Potters Wheel Series Level 3

$321

with Jess Parks

Calendar Jul 7, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Adults

Only 4 spots available!  This intermediate level pottery class is designed to further students’ throwing skills on the potter’s wheel. In this course, students will develop more complex forms and learn new trimming techniques. Each class will have a different demonstration to show unique ways of making functional forms. Must have prior wheel experience. 

6:00 - 8:00 pm - Wednesdays July 7, 14, 21, 28

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $98.66, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $98.68.




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