Make something with clay!  Join us for a fun two hour Saturday workshops.  These classes are ideal for having a good time with a group of friends or just learning a new skill.   You will be provided with all materials and guided by an instructor.   All work will be fired with glaze for pickup three to four weeks after your class.  Classes limited to 8 people (minimum class size is three). 

Adults and mature teens 15+ only. 

Easy ★ anyone can enjoy

Intermediate ★★ some clay experience is best

Advanced ★★★ best to have clay experience first

 

Scroll through the calendar to find your class.

Maker Days $35

Toad Abode 

September 10  10:00 - Noon

Design and make your very own toad abode for the toad friends that live on your porch! You’ll play with your own creative design while learn the basics of shaping, attaching, and decorating clay. Toad abodes are a great project to work on individually or with friends.

 

Sgraffito Incense Dishes

September 10  2:00 – 4:00

Make and decorate your very own dishes to hold cone or stick incense. You’ll make 4-5 dishes and learn the basic of shaping clay and the pottery design technique “sgraffito.” This is a perfect class for having fun with friends and requires no previous clay experience.

 

Toad Garden Buddy ★★

September 24 10:00 – Noon

You know your garden just needs an extra toad friend! You’ll learn how to make a hollow form and sculpt, attach, and decorate clay while making your toad friend. Best suited for folks with previous experience in clay, be sure to bring a picture of your favorite toad as a reference!

 

Snail Garden Buddy ★★

September 24 2:00 – 4:00

No garden is complete without a ceramic snail to watch over your herbs & flowers!  You’ll learn how to make a hollow form and sculpt, attach, and decorate clay while making your snail friend. Best suited for folks with previous experience in clay.

Hand Built Mugs  ★★★

October 8  10:00 - Noon

Create a mug covered with intricate texture.  This session you will use slabs, rolling pins and beveling tool to build your unique mug with an attached handle.  You finish your piece by choosing either a glaze or underglaze color to accentuate your design.  This is a great class to learn how to make a single piece of pottery without a wheel. 

Nesting Bowls 

October 8  2:00 – 4:00

Small nesting bowls are perfect accents for your kitchen.  Using soft clay you will learn to use a pattern and drape clay over a form.  You can make three bowls ranging in size from two to five inches in diameter. 

Tiny Pumpkins & Finger Ghosts 

October 15  10:00 - Noon

Have fun and create cute little Halloween decorations for your home! You’ll make 4-5 small pumpkins and 3-4 finger ghosts while learning basic shaping and decorating techniques. This is a perfect class for having fun with friends and requires no previous clay experience.

 

Ghost Incense Smoker and Dish ★★★

October 15  2:00 – 4:00

Come make the most spectacular addition to your Halloween décor! Expand your hand building toolkit and learn how to coil build, work with slabs, sculpt and attach clay. You’ll design your own incense ghost and spooky dish landscape. 


Square Bottom Lanterns ★★★

November 12  10:00 - Noon

Light up your evenings with a traveling lantern.  Using slabs and texturing tools, you will be able to make a six inch tall lantern with cut outs for light to shine through.  Learn to use a pattern, roll out textures and attach clay to clay.  Handles will be provided for you to attach to your work. 

Nesting Bowls 

November 12  2:00 – 4:00

Small nesting bowls are perfect accents for your kitchen.  Using soft clay you will learn to use a pattern and drape clay over a form.  You can make three bowls ranging in size from two to five inches in diameter. 

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This is a four week hand-building class exploring clay techniques without using the wheel.  You will make a decorative platter, a hanging planter and a lidded pot.    Classes are once a week for two hours.  Classes for adults only.  All materials included.  Minimum 3 -  Maximum 8.

Monthly on Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 (Not scheduled at this time)

Instructor: Sue Stelzmann

Platters, Planters and Pots $150