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LATE SUMMER CLASSES ARE NOW ENROLLING

August 18- October 9


 

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Intro To Handbuilding
Isis Dudek

Mondays 10am-12:30pm
8 Weeks
August 18- October 6

A great choice for beginners, this class will focus on a lighthearted exploration of pots and sculptural forms. We will start by creating pinch pots and coil building, and then move on to slab building techniques, decorating and finishing. This class is perfect for students looking for a gentle introduction to clay and studio practices.

Tuition: $240 + $25 Lab Fee

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Ceramic Tableware
Lindsay Rogers

Mondays 6:30-9pm
8 Weeks
August 18- October 6

A comprehensive introduction to making ceramic tableware on the potter's wheel, this class will focus on the skills necessary to throw pots, add attachments like handles and spouts, trim and glaze. Special attention will be given to strengthening individual throwing skills, and using slips
and wax to create a decorative surface on our tableware, and hands on guidance. Dynamic demonstrations and a supportive atmosphere will allow students of all skill levels to move forward in their practice.

Tuition: $295 + $45 Lab Fee

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The Art Of Etsy Part II
Raina Lee Scott

Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm
5 Weeks
August 19- September 16

This class is for beginning Etsy sellers who are ready to open their online shop for the first time, or for established Etsy sellers who want to give their gallery new life. Learn how to get more views and sales! We will explore how to optimize tag words, write enticing item descriptions and titles, and successfully photograph your work to tell your shop's visual story. We will also discuss banners, images, and branding, marketing tips and search engine optimization. All levels of Etsy sellers welcome. Attending Part I not necessary.

Tuition: $175, No Lab Fee

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Large Scale Handbuilding
Genevieve VanZandt

Wednesdays 3-5:30pm
8 Weeks
August 20- October 8

Learn new techniques you can use to increase the scale of your hand built ceramics. After working with small maquettes to refine our ideas, we will develop strategies using coils, slabs, and extrusions to begin working at a larger scale. We will also investigate architectural design to inform our knowledge of structures and their physical characteristics. Seasoned beginners, intermediate, and advanced students are welcome. Some clay experience required.

Tuition: $295 + $45 Lab Fee

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Basics Of The Pottery Wheel
Donna Flanery

Thursdays 6:30-9pm
8 Weeks
August 21- October 9

Participants will learn the basics of throwing on the potter's wheel and all the steps to finish and glaze the work. Demonstrations will include cups, bowls, plates, and planters. This is a great class for beginners and seasoned beginners.

Tuition: $240 + $25 Lab Fee

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Ready, Set, Throw! One Night Pottery Class
Cayce Kolstad & Kelsey Sickmeyer

Friday, 7-9pm

September 19, October 10, October 24, November 14

Ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel? Have you always wanted to learn to throw but you're not sure if you want to commit to an 8-week class? Or maybe you and some friends are just looking for something different to do on a Friday night. Well, look no further. Ready, Set, Throw is here!

We guarantee you'll make at least one pot on the wheel in this special one-night class. Even if you've never touched clay before, our highly skilled staff will guide you through the entire process. It's the perfect opportunity to get creative and have fun!

This class is much better if you do it with friends. Plan your next outing with us. Makes a great unique party idea. Or make it a date and bring a bottle of wine and your special someone! You will get your very own ceramic pot that YOU MADE in a couple weeks. Don't live in town? Not to worry, we can ship it to you! What are you waiting for? Seats for this special event are limited so sign up now!

Level: All Levels
Tuition: $50 Per Person

To Register Online, Click on the date below:

September 19

October 10

October 24

November 14


FALL CLASSES ARE NOW ENROLLING
October 20- December 18

anjateapot Tea Tour Around The World
Anja Bartels

Mondays 10am- 12:30pm
October 20- December 8

Tour around the world to tea cultures of different countries. We'll learn about each region's teas and the pottery that accompanies them. Each class will include tea time and hands-on practice of new techniques. Discover how traditions shape the objects we use in our daily rituals.

Level: Intermediate and advanced wheel class.
Tuition: $295 + $45 Lab Fee

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Expressive Forms For Flowers
Tacy Apostolik

Tuesdays 10am- 12:30pm
October 21- December 9

Learn a variety of techniques for making and shaping vessels for flowers. Combine slab, wheel throwing, and carving techniques. Play with edges, tear, and alter forms to create endless possibilities. Discover fun, new ways to look at form and function. Fired in cone 10. Class will be laced with Japanese aesthetic considerations.

Levels: Intermediate and advanced
Tuition: $295 + $45 Lab Fee

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Give It A Whirl: Intro To Wheel Throwing
Heather Spontak

Tuesdays 6:30- 9pm
October 21- December 9

In this introductory course, students will learn how to create a variety of functional objects on the potter's wheel. We will start nice and easy with bowls and mugs and progress on to plates, pitchers and even teapots. Come try out this ancient, fun, and dynamic process. Fair warning: you will get your hands a little dirty!

Levels: Beginners and seasoned beginners.
$245 +$30 Lab Fee

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The Dynamic Figure
Susannah Zucker

Wednesdays 3- 5:30pm
October 29- December 17

This class will cover hand-building techniques for creating figurative sculptural work with an emphasis on personal expression. We will examine the challenges of creating mystery and power in artworks that spring from life experiences. Technical and aesthetic concerns will be addressed, as well as assistance translating complex ideas to the medium. In addition to technical demonstrations, basic anatomy, and an opportunity to work with a figure model, the class will incorporate image presentation and discussion on major figurative artists in the field.

Level: Beginner, intermediate and advanced.
$295 + $70 Lab & Model Fee

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The Beginner's Guide to Handbuilding
Andrew Avakian

Thursdays 12- 2:30pm
October 23- December 18
No Class on Thanksgiving, November 27

A great opportunity to try out working with clay, this class will examine the basic handbuilding techniques of coiling, pinching and slab building. Alongside the use of paper templates and bisque molds, these techniques will serve as the basis for making both simple and complex forms. Projects will be purposefully open ended with room for interpretation and personal expression.

Level: Beginners and seasoned beginners.
$245 + $30 Lab Fee

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Honing In
Heather Hietala

Thursdays 3- 5:30 pm
October 23- December 18
No Class on Thanksgiving, November 27

This class is about slowing down and honing in on an aspect of your work that you want to develop. We will make a journal that will parallel our creative explorations. The class will include demos and discussions with group and individual critiques. Bring ideas and techniques you want the time and focus to explore.

Levels: Intermediate and Advanced
Tuition: $295 + 45 Lab Fee

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The Bountiful Table
Donna Flanery

Thursdays, 6:30- 9pm
October 23- December 18
No Class on Thanksgiving, November 27

Show off your fall harvest with your own dishes for the oven and the table. Serving bowls, platters, and chargers accompany casserole dishes, gravy boats and soup tureens. Make a ladle for warm fall soups. These easy techniques will help you past any size limits.

Levels: Intermediate and advanced.
$295 + $45 Lab Fee

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