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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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Throwing Hollow Forms
Becca Floyd

Mondays 3-5:30pm
8 Weeks
August 18- October 6

This intermediate wheel-based class will explore closed forms and the compelling, volumetric pots you can make from them. We will make boxes, vases, candelabras, and serving dishes, with the understanding that all of these functional forms will have hollow elements, including handles and feet. Friendly critiques begin each class. Decorating and glazing tips included.

Tuition: $295 + $45 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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Making Pots With Mold Systems
Nick Moen

Wednesdays 10am-12:30pm
August 20- October 8

The emphasis in this class will be on designing mold systems to create reproducible handmade tableware. The design process will comprise dimensioning, sketching, and model making. Demonstrations will include mixing, pouring and carving plaster, cutting masonite templates, fabricating bisque molds, slab work and extruding. This class is for intermediate to advanced students who want to create a reproducible piece.

Tuition: $295 + $45 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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ls14flanery
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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