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Early Winter – Pottery
@ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until
$160 / 6 week session
Pottery classes are a great opportunity for older children to explore the mess, the joy, and the challenges of working with clay. No picking pre-made pottery off a shelf to paint here! Each artist experiences the entire process of sculpting, beginning with wet clay and ending with kiln fired ceramic pieces!
They will absorb fun factoids about kiln temperatures, the history of pottery making and practice rolling coils, building slabs, pressing textures, & throwing on the wheel. It’s very exciting to see these kids transform a blob of wet mud into a hand thrown bowl they can actually use!
Parents, prepare yourself for ceramic awesome-ness! At pick up, you may wonder if we took your kids on a mud run through the woods and then hosed them off, but we just consider that a successful day in the clay studio! Finished & fired pieces are ready for pick up the week after the class session ends (to allow us time to kiln fire their final creations).
Classes are intimate and focused, so students get ample assistance with process & techniques.
$160 Tuition covers all materials, including clay, tools, glazes, and firing.
Late Fall 2018: Oct. 15 – Nov. 19
Early Winter 2019: Dec. 3 – Jan. 14
(no class 12/24-1/1) Pro-rated for 5 classes
Late Winter 2019: Jan. 21 – Feb. 25
Early Spring 2019: March 4 – April 8
Late Spring 2019: April 22 – May 20 (no class Memorial Day) Pro-rated for 5 classes
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