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Beyond Round: Altered Pots

Beyond Round: Altered Pots

  • Mondays | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the potters wheel and create animated pots by altering thrown forms beyond round. Dart, pleat, fold and facet! Just because it’s made on a wheel doesn’t mean it has to be round. Skill level: Beginner

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Continuing Wheel Throwing (Mon)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (Mon)

  • Mondays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

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Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Humans have been firing clay for over 20,000 years, leaving artifacts that provide us glimpses into ancient times and ways. From Mesopotamia to Japan, from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the slopes of Mt. Olympus, clay vessels and figures, tiles and tablets, preserve and suggest those long ago days. Let’s build on that clay legacy by creating pots which harken back to ancient times and yet look to the future.

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Functional Pottery (Winter Garden)

Functional Pottery (Winter Garden)

  • Tuesdays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Jars, jugs, platters and bowls! Explore form and surface decorations, as you create potter vessels to gather, store and present food. Let the holidays inspire ceramic keepsakes. Suitable for all levels. Hand builders and wheel throwers are welcome!

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Beginning Handbuilding

Beginning Handbuilding

  • Tuesdays | 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Don’t be intimidated by clay. This class gives you the chance to handbuild freely. The projects are explained step-by-step and based on pieces from children’s classes … from plates and bowls to animal rattles and lanterns. Come play with clay!

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tues)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tues)

  • Tuesdays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Planes, Trains and more! (Tues, Ages 5-8)

Planes, Trains and more! (Tues, Ages 5-8)

  • Tuesdays | 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Nikki Navaille
  • Location: Main Campus

Let's take to the rails, roads, water and sky! Using basic hand building techniques, we will create sculptural vehicles from clay. You  won't need a license to take these wheels for a spin.

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Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Vadim Malkin
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

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Functional Pottery (Winter Garden) 1PM

Functional Pottery (Winter Garden) 1PM

  • Tuesdays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Jars, jugs, platters and bowls! Explore form and surface decorations, as you create potter vessels to gather, store and present food. Let the holidays inspire ceramic keepsakes. Suitable for all levels. Hand builders and wheel throwers are welcome!

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Wheel Throwing and More! Winter Garden (ages 10-16)

Wheel Throwing and More! Winter Garden (ages 10-16)

  • Tuesdays | 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Experience the magic of the potter’s wheel as you create clay forms then combine and embellish them with handbuilding to create decorative sculptures or functional ware. Pottery, it’s more than just a pretty vase! Develop skills with more sessions.

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3-D Design

3-D Design

  • Wednesdays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

A design problem is given for the term, emphasizing one or two design elements in particular. Discussions about design and the finished pieces are a part of each class. If a base for the piece is needed, that becomes part of the discussion as well. Some hand-building skills are required. Skill level: Intermediate

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Advanced Ceramics

Advanced Ceramics

  • Wednesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

An excellent choice for those who are seeking a continuation of skills already learned and to develop personal style and consistency. Working in series and sets is emphasized, as are refining, finishing, and glazing. Demonstrations meet the needs of each student. Prerequisite: Continuing Wheel Throwing or similar experience. Skill level: Advanced.

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Advanced Wheel for Teens (ages 13-17)

Advanced Wheel for Teens (ages 13-17)

  • Wednesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Expand your skills on the potters’ wheel as you stretch and manipulate the clay to alter forms and create lids, spouts, and more. Create your own pottery collection to give and to treasure. Prerequisite: Previous wheel experience.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Surface Decoration for Pottery

Surface Decoration for Pottery

  • Thursdays | 10:30 am - 01:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Experiment with colored slips and clay, transfers and more to enhance the clay surface. Learn to layer techniques to create unique, narrative pottery. Skill level: All

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Wheel Throwing and More! (ages 10-14)

Wheel Throwing and More! (ages 10-14)

  • Thursdays | 04:30 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Experience the magic of the potter’s wheel! Shape a soft, clay ball into a form then get creative with hand building and transform thrown forms into functional or decorative treasures. Repeated sessions develop skills.

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LGBTQ+ Evenings of Clay

LGBTQ+ Evenings of Clay

  • Fridays | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Let’s join together with clay and create. This will be a chance for your hands and fingers to shape and explore what you are feeling in the moment. Express and celebrate yourself with clay! Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Humans have been firing clay for over 20,000 years, leaving artifacts that provide us glimpses into ancient times and ways. From Mesopotamia to Japan, from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the slopes of Mt. Olympus, clay vessels and figures, tiles and tablets, preserve and suggest those long ago days. Let’s build on that clay legacy by creating pots which harken back to ancient times and yet look to the future.

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Planes, Trains and more! (Sat, Ages 5-8)

Planes, Trains and more! (Sat, Ages 5-8)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Nikki Navaille
  • Location: Main Campus

Let's take to the rails, roads, water and sky! Using basic hand building techniques, we will create sculptural vehicles from clay. You  won't need a license to take these wheels for a spin.

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Transportation in Clay (Ages 8-12)

Transportation in Clay (Ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Nikki Navaille
  • Location: Main Campus

Is it on the runway, racetrack or railroad? Create the perfect ride! Let’s make sculptural vehicles from clay with all of your favorite accessories and add ons!

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 5pm)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 5pm)

  • Sundays | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: John Link
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 7:30-9:30pm)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 7:30-9:30pm)

  • Sundays | 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: John Link
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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A Clay Tea Party

A Clay Tea Party

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

The ritual of afternoon tea charms. To pause in the day, sip a warm cup and snack on finger sandwiches with scones offers daily solace. Imagine the heightened pleasure of such a sojourn if using your own handcrafted tea service…a teapot, cups, sugar, creamer and tray, all uniquely created by you in the clay studio. Join us for clay tea…darjeeling or oolong? One lump or two?

 

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Garden Totems

Garden Totems

  • Sundays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Create fresh focal points in your garden with totems you design that will add charm and delight to your plantings. Birds, beasts, geometrics and more. Visualize, and instruction will help your concepts materialize! Skill level: All

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Beyond Round: Altered Pots

Beyond Round: Altered Pots

  • Mondays | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the potters wheel and create animated pots by altering thrown forms beyond round. Dart, pleat, fold and facet! Just because it’s made on a wheel doesn’t mean it has to be round. Skill level: Beginner

ENROLL NOW
Continuing Wheel Throwing (Mon)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (Mon)

  • Mondays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

ENROLL NOW
Beginning Handbuilding

Beginning Handbuilding

  • Tuesdays | 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Don’t be intimidated by clay. This class gives you the chance to handbuild freely. The projects are explained step-by-step and based on pieces from children’s classes … from plates and bowls to animal rattles and lanterns. Come play with clay!

ENROLL NOW
Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tues)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tues)

  • Tuesdays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

ENROLL NOW
Clay Garden Treasures (Tues, Ages 5-8)

Clay Garden Treasures (Tues, Ages 5-8)

  • Tuesdays | 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Amanda Saludez
  • Location: Main Campus

It's Spring! Let's go out into the garden and find some bugs. Make a house for a toad, or a perch for a bird. Clay creations are the perfect addition to your spring garden.

ENROLL NOW
Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Vadim Malkin
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

ENROLL NOW
Functional Pottery (Winter Garden)

Functional Pottery (Winter Garden)

  • Tuesdays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Jars, jugs, platters and bowls! Explore form and surface decorations, as you create potter vessels to gather, store and present food. Let the holidays inspire ceramic keepsakes. Suitable for all levels. Hand builders and wheel throwers are welcome!

ENROLL NOW
Functional Pottery (Winter Garden) 1PM

Functional Pottery (Winter Garden) 1PM

  • Tuesdays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Jars, jugs, platters and bowls! Explore form and surface decorations, as you create potter vessels to gather, store and present food. Let the holidays inspire ceramic keepsakes. Suitable for all levels. Hand builders and wheel throwers are welcome!

ENROLL NOW
Clay Art for the Gardens (Winter Garden) (ages 8-14)

Clay Art for the Gardens (Winter Garden) (ages 8-14)

  • Tuesdays | 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Celebrate the wonders of spring! Use hand-building techniques to create nature inspired pottery and whimsical art for the garden. Embellish with glaze and fire for purpose and beauty.

ENROLL NOW
3-D Design

3-D Design

  • Wednesdays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

A design problem is given for the term, emphasizing one or two design elements in particular. Discussions about design and the finished pieces are a part of each class. If a base for the piece is needed, that becomes part of the discussion as well. Some hand-building skills are required. Skill level: Intermediate

ENROLL NOW
Advanced Ceramics

Advanced Ceramics

  • Wednesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

An excellent choice for those who are seeking a continuation of skills already learned and to develop personal style and consistency. Working in series and sets is emphasized, as are refining, finishing, and glazing. Demonstrations meet the needs of each student. Prerequisite: Continuing Wheel Throwing or similar experience. Skill level: Advanced.

ENROLL NOW
Advanced Wheel for Teens (ages 13-17)

Advanced Wheel for Teens (ages 13-17)

  • Wednesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Expand your skills on the potters' wheel as you stretch and manipulate the clay to alter forms and create lids, spouts, and more. Create your own pottery collection to give and to treasure. Prerequisite: Previous wheel experience.

ENROLL NOW
Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 31, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

ENROLL NOW
Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 31, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Humans have been firing clay for over 20,000 years, leaving artifacts that provide us glimpses into ancient times and ways. From Mesopotamia to Japan, from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the slopes of Mt. Olympus, clay vessels and figures, tiles and tablets, preserve and suggest those long ago days. Let’s build on that clay legacy by creating pots which harken back to ancient times and yet look to the future.

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Handbuilding with Found Objects

Handbuilding with Found Objects

  • Thursdays | 10:30 am - 01:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 31, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Experiment with paper, plants, fabric and more as you create hand-built pottery with unique texture and pattern. Make your own stamps and sprig molds to personalize your nature-inspired pottery. Skill level: All

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Wheel Throwing and More! (ages 10-14)

Wheel Throwing and More! (ages 10-14)

  • Thursdays | 04:30 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: March 31, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Experience the magic of the potter’s wheel! Shape a soft, clay ball into a form then get creative with hand building and transform thrown forms into functional or decorative treasures. Repeated sessions develop skills.

ENROLL NOW
LGBTQ+ Evenings of Clay

LGBTQ+ Evenings of Clay

  • Fridays | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 1, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Let’s join together with clay and create. This will be a chance for your hands and fingers to shape and explore what you are feeling in the moment. Express and celebrate yourself with clay! Everyone is welcome to attend.

ENROLL NOW
Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 1, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Humans have been firing clay for over 20,000 years, leaving artifacts that provide us glimpses into ancient times and ways. From Mesopotamia to Japan, from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the slopes of Mt. Olympus, clay vessels and figures, tiles and tablets, preserve and suggest those long ago days. Let’s build on that clay legacy by creating pots which harken back to ancient times and yet look to the future.

ENROLL NOW
Clay Art for the Garden (Ages 8-12)

Clay Art for the Garden (Ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 2, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Amanda Saludez
  • Location: Main Campus

Celebrate the wonders of spring! Use hand-building techniques to create nature inspired pottery and whimsical art for the garden. Embellish with glaze and fire for charming garden treasures.

ENROLL NOW
Clay Garden Treasures (Sat, Ages 5-8)

Clay Garden Treasures (Sat, Ages 5-8)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 2, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Amanda Saludez
  • Location: Main Campus

It's Spring! Let's go out into the garden and find some bugs. Make a house for a toad, or a perch for a bird. Clay creations are the perfect addition to your spring garden.

ENROLL NOW
Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 5pm)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 5pm)

  • Sundays | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 3, 2022
  • Instructor: John Link
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

ENROLL NOW
Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 7:30-9:30pm)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 7:30-9:30pm)

  • Sundays | 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 3, 2022
  • Instructor: John Link
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

ENROLL NOW
Chess Sets of Clay

Chess Sets of Clay

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 3, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

The complexities of chess challenge the brain…32 warriors pitted in combat on a 64 square field. We’ll create clay chess sets designed to fit your personal style or theme and sure to satisfy your ruthless urge to conquer. Imagine opening a game with the Latvian Gambit, using a King‘s Pawn handmade by you. Almost as satisfying as declaring, “Checkmate!”

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Garden Totems

Garden Totems

  • Sundays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: April 3, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Create fresh focal points in your garden with totems you design that will add charm and delight to your plantings. Birds, beasts, geometrics and more. Visualize, and instruction will help your concepts materialize! Skill level: All

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