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What makes our clay classed different?

  • Excellent faculty
  • Smaller classes - a maximum of 11 students in wheel throwing and 12 in handbuilding
  • Open studio hours 7 days a week
  • 13 acres of inspiration right on the river
  • New clay facilities (built in 2008)
  • Various firings available, including soda and raku
  • Competitive pricing
  • 50 years of history and experience
  • Vising Artist program (including the wildly successful Akio Takamori workshop in 2010)

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All levels are welcome as you learn and create at your own pace. Beginners will be introduced to basic shapes such as cylinders, cups, and bowls. Experienced potters will expand skills and explore forms such as lidded jars and large objects. Make unusual shapes by cutting, stacking, and altering pieces to create oval dishes, tulip vases, and more. Surface finishes including underglaze decoration and soda firing are available.

Instructor : Eric Jackson 

Start date: 07/15/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (7/15/2017-8/26/2017)

Tuition: $204.00

Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

Location : Studio 6 Location : 
  Studio 6.

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All levels are welcome as you learn and create at your own pace. Beginners will be introduced to basic shapes such as cylinders, cups, and bowls. Experienced potters will expand skills and explore forms such as lidded jars and large objects. Make unusual shapes by cutting, stacking, and altering pieces to create oval dishes, tulip vases, and more. Surface finishes including underglaze decoration and soda firing are available.

Instructor : Kym Owens 

Start date: 07/15/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (7/15/2017-8/26/2017)

Tuition: $204.00

Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

Location : Studio 4 Location : 
  Studio 4.

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All levels are welcome as you learn and create at your own pace. Beginners will be introduced to basic shapes such as cylinders, cups, and bowls. Experienced potters will expand skills and explore forms such as lidded jars and large objects. Make unusual shapes by cutting, stacking, and altering pieces to create oval dishes, tulip vases, and more. Surface finishes including underglaze decoration and soda firing are available.

Instructor : Jennifer Hill 

Start date: 07/19/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/19/2017-8/30/2017)

Tuition: $204.00

Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

Location : Studio 6 Location : 
  Studio 6.

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Beginners as well as those with experience will be at home in this welcoming class. Learn the basics of centering, opening, and pulling clay on the potter’s wheel to create cups, bowls, plates, or whatever you can dream up. Various firing techniques—including soda and raku—are available to finish your work.

Instructor : Eric Jackson 

Start date: 07/17/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/17/2017-8/28/2017)

Tuition: $204.00

Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

Location : Studio 6 Location : 
  Studio 6.

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Everyone has a story to tell—let’s turn yours into ceramic sculpture. Abstract, figurative, and narrative work will all be explored. Focus on mastering basic hand-building skills and the use of slips, underglaze, and glaze to achieve a colorful palette with which to express yourself. Come ready to share ideas as we develop our unique voices into clay sculpture. All levels are welcome.

Instructor : Michael Corney 

Start date: 07/19/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/19/2017-8/30/2017)

Tuition: $204.00

Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

Location : Studio 4 Location : 
  Studio 4.

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Find your individual style, gain confidence and control, and learn new techniques in this class that welcomes students who have completed one or more ceramics classes. Bring your ideas or follow along with demos that expand your understanding of stoneware or porcelain clay, underglaze colors, and high-fire glazes. Explore both hand building and wheel throwing with a focus on surface design.

Instructor : Robert Sheldon 

Start date: 07/18/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/18/2017-8/29/2017)

Tuition: $204.00

Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

Location : Studio 6 Location : 
  Studio 6.

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Focus on surface but push skills further in form and techniques of thrown pottery now that you have the basics down. Explore techniques such as mishima and sgraffito and learn to make underglaze decals and ceramic printing inks. Be ready on the first class with a few jpgs on a thumb drive of bold blackand-white images (patterns recommended) for silk-screen printing on clay. Get excited about designs to put on pottery for years to come!

Instructor : Melissa Mencini 

Start date: 07/20/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/20/2017-8/31/2017)

Tuition: $204.00

Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

Location : Studio 6 Location : 
  Studio 6.

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