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CLASSES
Welcome to our class offerings.  We are excited that you are interested in making things with clay.  All sessions are at our studio - 1816 Mahan Drive.  Class sizes are small and book up quickly but you can cancel 10 days in advance for a full refund.  Adults only please for most classes; Maker Days are 14+.  We look forward to seeing you!
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This is a four week wheel throwing class for beginners.  Classes are once a week for two hours.  Each class is limited to six participants so you will get personal instruction.  You will learn to center, create bowls and cylinders, practice trimming and glaze your finished pieces.  You can make up to four pieces.  All materials and firing included.  Maximum 6.

Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 -Sue Stelzmann February

Thursdays 11-1 - Jocelyn Riedl

Thursdays 6:30-8:30 Jocelyn Riedl

Beginning Wheel $175
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Fun session turning clay on the wheel.  No experience needed.  This class is for those who want to try wheel throwing to see if they like it.  Instructor will guide you in a few techniques and let you experience throwing.  Great option for a group of friends.  

We will glaze items you want to keep for an additional $15 each piece. Minimum class size 2 - Max size 6. 

Fridays 6:30 to 8:30

Instructor: Laurel Blackthorne

Full refunds for cancellations 10 days prior to class.  Under 10 days refunds only if class re-books.

One Shot Wheel Class $40
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This is a four week class that follows beginning wheel.  If you have taken beginning wheel or have some experience throwing, this class is for you.  Classes are once a week for two hours.  All materials included.  Minimum 3 -  Maximum 6

  • Week 1 - throw 2 -4 pots on the wheel and trim the base

  • Week 2 - practice pulling handles and adding them to your pots

  • Week 3 - add decorative details with decals, underglaze or carving.  

  • Week 4 - Continue decorative work on bisqued work using glaze

Thursday Evenings at 6:30 May

Instructor: Jocelyn Riedl

Advanced Wheel Techniques $175
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Surface design is the focus of this four week course.  This is a great class for those who want to enhance their decorating skills while making functional pieces.  You will learn incising, stamping, carving, burnishing and sgraffito as you make a set of coasters, a tumbler and a bowl.  The last week will be glazing.  You will be provided with “blank” pieces so you can focus on adding texture and color to your work.  All materials are provided.

Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 in May

Instructor: Sue Stelzmann 

Surface Techniques $175
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This class will instruct anyone new to clay on how to make functional objects without the wheel.  You will of have three project: a pocket planter, a box, and a set of nesting dishes.  You will learn hand forming clay techniques that are fun to do.  The final class you will glaze your work.  All meterials included.

Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 March

Instructor: Sue Stelzmann

Clay Creations $175

Maker Days are fun Saturday classes where you can make a specific item out of clay.  Turn on your creativity and have fun as your instructor guides you through a few ceramic techniques.  These are ideal classes to do with friends.  Your work will be fired and ready for pickup in four weeks.  Teens 14+ and Adults. Maximum class size is 8

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This half day event is for those who want to fire their work using the Raku technique.  You can fire up to five pieces that are bisqued and glazed with low fire Raku glazes.  You can stop by the studio to use our glazes if needed.  This is a fun event as pots are taken from the kiln while they are still glowing red hot and are then placed in a material that would be able to catch fire, such as sawdust or newspaper.  Spectators are free.  February 25, March 25, April 29

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Raku Firing $40

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