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Pottery Basics - Daytime Class - Session A

$177

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 10:30 am

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, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $76.00, paid every four weeks.

Garden Mushrooms Decorating and Design

$66

with Jess Parks

Calendar Mar 13, 2021 at 1 pm

Grade 9- Adult

During this one-day workshop, students will explore their creative side by decorating and personalizing their own clay mushrooms for their garden or home. Students will receive two pre-constructed clay mushrooms that they design and decorate using stamps, stencils, and other tools.  All student 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, March 13

Pottery Wheel - Bowls - 2 Day Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Mar 16, 2021 at 10:30 am

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating beautiful bowls! Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating bowl forms. On day two, students will trim bowls on the wheel and learn decorating techniques. The goal is for each student to accomplish making 3 – 5 ceramic bowls. Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Tuesday, March 16, and Thursday, March 18

Ceramic Tray Decorating

$66

with Jess Parks

Calendar Mar 20, 2021 at 1 pm

Grade 9- Adult

During this two-hour workshop, students will design and decorate a long serving platter. Explore your creative side by adding handles, surface texture, and personal touches. Each dish will be fired and glazed to enjoy for years to come.   Fired projects may be picked up two weeks after class.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, March 20

Glass Fusion - Garden Stakes

$70

with Karen Hitchcock

Calendar Mar 23, 2021 at 6 pm

Grade 9- Adult

A two-hour glass fusion workshop making decorative glass stakes for your garden or house. Each student can make up to four garden stakes.  All materials are included and fired projects will be available two weeks after class.

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 23

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





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