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Classes - Schedule 2019

Introduction to Ceramics: Hand Building & Surface Design
Instructor: Emily Miller

Introduction to Ceramics

8 week course

Date: Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 2019 - March 27, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Seats Available: 6

Price: $200 per student

This class is designed for adults interested in learning about or expanding their knowledge of hand building with clay. It will be an introduction to basic hand building techniques such as: pinching, forming coils, and slab building. Surface design techniques such as sgrafitto and slip trailing will also be explored. Tools will be available for student use, but clay must be purchased separately. Some glazes are available for class use, and firing is included in the class fee.

Recommended Supplies:

 • Slab Mat 14" x 16" or 16" x 22"
 • Clay: 25 lbs (Buncombe White or Iceman)
 • Optional - Glaze: Mid-range (Cone 5-6) - Amaco Potter's Choice/Amaco Celadon

The retail portion of Clay King will be closed during class time, so supplies will need to be purchased during store hours. Glaze may be purchased at a later date, but clay and a slab mat will need to be purchased before the first class.

Wheel Throwing for the Daytime Adult
Instructor: Nathan Goddard

Wheel Throwing for Daytime Adults

Date: Mondays, Wednesdays
Feb. 18, 2019 - March 27, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Seats Available: 6

Price: $250 per student

This class is designed for adults interested in learning about the potters wheel or expanding their knowledge with clay. Tools will be available for student use, but clay must be purchased separately. Some glazes are available for class use, and firing is included in the class fee.

Recommended Supplies:

 • Clay: 25 lbs
 • Optional - Glaze: Studio Glaze or choose from those in the store

The retail portion of Clay King will be open during class time.

www.nathangoddard.com

Mondays Registration

Wednesdays Registration

Wheel Throwing for Adults
Instructor: Nathan Goddard

Wheel Throwing for Adults

Date: Mondays, Feb. 18, 2019 - March 25, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Seats Available: 6

Price: $250 per student

This class is designed for adults interested in learning about the potters wheel or expanding their knowledge with clay. Tools will be available for student use, but clay must be purchased separately. Some glazes are available for class use, and firing is included in the class fee.

Recommended Supplies:

 • Clay: 25 lbs
 • Optional - Glaze: Studio Glaze or choose from those in the store

The retail portion of Clay King will be closed during class time, so supplies will need to be purchased during store hours.

www.nathangoddard.com

Upcoming Workshops - 2019

Coffee & Clay

Date: Friday Feb. 15, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Price: $28

A relaxed time in the studio to enjoy a coffee and try your hand at creating with clay! This event includes a slab of clay, basic instruction and guidance to create piece of your own! We will fire the piece and you come back any time during business hours to glaze.

St. Patty's Beer Stein Handbuilding

Date: Friday March 1, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Seats Available: 8

Price: $35

Create a one of a kind Beer Stein just in time for St. Patty's! Our talented instructor will walk you through the process of handbuilding a beer stein. You will leave it for firing and come back in a week at your convenience to glaze, so we can have it ready for to you to use on St. Patty's!

Includes clay, instruction, 2 firings and a selection of glazes.

Spring Flowers Vase Painting

Date: Friday Feb. 22, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Drop In

Price: $20

Let your creativity flow and brighten up the chilly winter days with flowers! Drop in to the studio to paint a bisqueware vase. We will have a selection of vases and glazes, you create the masterpiece and we will fire it for pick up within 5-8 business days.

Open Studios Saturdays

Date: Saturday March 2 & 16 / April 6 & 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Price: $35 per session / $130 for all (4) four sessions
Registration is preferred

Relaxed studio time with Clay-King's expert staff on hand! This open studio atmosphere takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Our creative staff will give a demonstration on a special technique at 10am, followed by your free time to create! The studio fee includes instruction and guidance through the technique presented, enough clay to create our demo technique, basic tools, firing, selection of studio glazes and glaze firing. Not only is this a time to learn something new, but also an opportunity to have our assistance on a project you have be hoping to work on! .

Open Studios Saturdays 1 Session

Open Studios Saturdays All 4 Sessions

Paint the Rainbow St. Patty's Painting

Date: Saturday March 9, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Drop In for all ages

Price: $16

Paint a rainbow box to fill with the gold you find at the other end! Rainbow bisqueware box, selection of glazes provided, you will leave the piece for us to fire and it will be available for pick up within 5-8 business days.

Majolica Workshop
Instructor: Erin Cramer

Date: Saturday March 30 & April 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Price: $85 (both weeks) / $45 (1 week)

Majolica is an ancient type of pottery in which an earthenware clay body (usually a red earthenware) is covered with an opaque white glaze then painted with stains or glazes and low fired. During this two day workshop, students will create a simple, hand-built pottery piece, practice decorative techniques and apply their own decoration to the bisque fired work.

The first week we will be making pottery to glaze the following week.

The second week we will be glazing and painting. If you choose to only register for the second Saturday, you will be provided with bisqueware to glaze and decorate.

One Week Registration

Two Week Registration

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