ADULT CLASSES

Handbuilt Tableware with Cynthia Lee & Penny Clark
Learn design techniques and handbuilding methods to create beautifully unique tableware, including serving pieces and candlesticks. Decorate with rollers, stamps, combs, wire handles, stencils, reverse applique sprigging, and sgraffito. We will combine slabs, coils, and drape molds to build our pieces, enhance decorative elements with layers of colorful terra sigillata and colorful glazes.
300 plus $45 lab fee
Stacking and Nesting-Innovative Sets for Function and Beauty.

Instructor: Becca Floyd
Tuesdays 3:00pm-5:30pm
8 Weeks
August 13- October 8. No class September 3.
In this intermediate to advanced wheel-based class we will learn to make and measure pots for rhythmic stacking and nesting, creating unique and functional sets for everyday and special occasions.
Let’s go beyond individual pots and make some table skylines and landscapes! We will decorate with stamps,line, and brush to give these pots that extra punch. Friendly discussions begin each class. Come with ideas and we will discuss them as a group. Let’s get our sets on!
300 plus $45 lab fee
Woodfired Micro Kilns

Instructor: Molly M. Poore

Intermediate to advanced

Working with clay is only part of the fun of the ceramic field. Learn basic rules of wood firing, how kilns work and what is needed in the design to have a successful firing. We will make small kilns out of scrap bricks found in Odyssey’s kiln yard and fire miniature pots as hot as we can! Using Mr. Akira Yoshida’s book “Minigama” we will hand build charcoal fired kilns small enough for a single tea bowl. Expect to work hard and get dirty!
300 plus $60 lab fee
Exploring form and surface II
Instructor: Mellie Lonnemann
Fridays, 10 am – 12:30 pm
August 16 to October 11. No class September 6th.
This class will focus on making complex and simple forms through various hand building techniques. We will look at natural and manmade forms to inform our shapes and surfaces. This class will be a time for experiment and discovery. Come ready to take risks and find new modes of expression.
300 plus $45 lab fee
Introduction to Installation Art
Instructor: Genevieve Van Zandt
Mondays 3:00-5:30 pm
August 12- October 7. No class September 2.
In this class we will explore techniques and concepts of installation art. Each student will design an individual project idea, which we will work towards in the the 8 week class. The work will be installed in an outdoor location of the River Arts District, or in any unexpected, non-traditional space appropriate for the project.
300 plus $45 lab fee
Introduction to Throwing on the Wheel
Instructor: Lindsay Rogers
Mondays 6:30-9pm
August 12 – Ocotber 7. No class September 2,
Tea, Two Ways
Instructor: Emily Reason
Wednesdays 1pm – 3:30 pm
August 14- October 9. No class September 4
Make beautiful and beautifully functioning sets for both hot and iced tea in this class. Beginning with thrown bodies and lids, we will ┬áthen explore methods for creating spouts and handles. We’ll address options for surface decoration and discuss various traditions of tea as well as mechanical and aesthetic concerns.
300 plus $45 lab fee
Woodfired Micro Kilns

Instructor: Molly M. Poore
Saturdays 10 am – 2 pm
July 13, 20, 27, Aug 2nd
$240 plus $45 lab fee
Intermediate to advanced

Working with clay is only part of the fun of the ceramic field. Learn basic rules of wood firing, how kilns work and what is needed in the design to have a successful firing. We will make small kilns out of scrap bricks found in Odyssey’s kiln yard and fire miniature pots as hot as we can! Using Mr. Akira Yoshida’s book “Minigama” we will hand build charcoal fired kilns small enough for a single tea bowl. Expect to work hard and get dirty!