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Adult Classes

Summer Night Session #1

5 weeks
May 24- June 23

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The Handbuilder's Hangout
Mac McCusker

Tuesdays 6:30-9pm
May 24- June 21

Designed to be an introduction to traditional and contemporary methods for handbuilding ceramic art, this class will focus on how to build objects using slabs, coils and pinch methods. Other demos will include carving large vases, composite vessels, templates and printed images. Examining balance and dynamic images, students will design, construct and decorate platters, bowls, and vases. We will also discuss finishing techniques, glazing, and the best firing methods for your work.

Level: All Levels, Beginners Welcome
Tuition: $185 + $30 Lab Fee

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Beginner Wheel Throwing- This class is full
Julia Claire Weber

Thursdays 6:30-9pm
May 26- June 23

Learn how to use the potter's wheel and create your own unique ceramic ware! Working with a variety of traditional techniques to create cups, bowls, and plates, students will also get to try out decoration techniques such as carving, stamping, and wax resist. All are given creative freedom and challenged to develop their own personal aesthetic. Classes will include demos, group exercises, and plenty of one-on-one guidance.

Level: Beginner And Seasoned Beginner
Tuition: $165 + $30 Lab Fee


Summer Night Session #2
5 Weeks
July 12- August 11


 

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Intro To Sculpture
Mac McCusker

Tuesdays 6:30-9pm
July 12- August 9

Oriented towards beginners and "seasoned" beginners, students will learn to sculpt by using a solid block of clay and a wooden paddle. Working from the larger areas to the smaller details, students will create several small animal sculptures before completing a larger piece. Sculptures will then be cut apart into multiple pieces, hollowed, and reassembled. Students will also learn how to use balance and dynamic poses when creating their sculptures. Drying, firing, and finishing techniques will also be discussed.

Level: Beginner And All Skill Levels Welcome
Tuition: $185 + $30 Lab Fee

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Beginner Wheel Continued
Mac McCusker

Thursdays 6:30-9pm
5 Weeks
July 14- August 11

With an emphasis on ceramic tableware, this class is a perfect introduction to throwing on the potter's wheel. We will explore the fundamental forms for functional pottery and work towards altering them to make cups, mugs, bowls and more. We will also cover the basics of glazing to finish with a functional product you can use at home.

Level: Beginner and Seasoned Beginner
Tuition: $185 + $30 Lab Fee

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*The Lab Fee covers the cost of:

Your first bag of clay (25 pounds)
Use of the studio during scheduled Open Studio Hours
Use of the community studio equipment
Use of the studio glazes
Bisque and glaze firing of work made in class