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Fall Schedule 2018

Intro to Ceramics: Hand Building
Instructor: Emily Miller

Date: Tuesday classes, Nov. 6 - Dec. 18, 2018 (No class the week of Thanksgiving)
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Duration: 6 weeks

Seats Available: 10

Price: $150.00 per student

This class is designed for adults with little to no experience with clay. It will be an introduction to basic hand building techniques such as: pinching, forming coils, and slab building. Projects will include making pinch pots, small sculptures, and a planter. Some tools will be available for student use, but clay and glaze must be purchased separately.

Recommended Materials:

  • Slab mat 14x16 or larger
  • Clay: 25-50 lbs (Desert Buff, Buncombe White, or Iceman)
  • Glaze: mid-range (cone 5-6)
  • Potter's Choice Class Pack # 1, 2, 3, or 4
  • Celadon Class Pack # 1, 2, or 3
  • Individual bottles of cone 5/6 glazes

*The Studio will have a selection of cone 5/6 glazes free for students to use*

Wheel Throwing for Children
Instructor: Erin Cramer

Date: Sunday classes, Nov. 4 - 25, 2018 (No class the week of Thanksgiving)
Time: 2:30 - 5:00 PM

Duration: 4 weeks

Seats Available: 8

Price: $150.00 per student

A fun Sunday class where children ages 7+ can learn the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Taught by Clay-King’s own, Erin Cramer.

Beginner/Intermediate Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Austin Burns

Date: Wednesday classes, Nov. 7 - Dec. 19, 2018 (No class the week of Thanksgiving)
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Duration: 6 weeks

Seats Available: 8

Price: $150.00 per student

This is a great class for beginning students who want to learn how to work on the potter’s wheel, or for those who would like to improve their technique. Beginning students will be given a strong foundation in the basics of the ceramics process and simple forms on the pottery wheel, ie: cups, bowls and plates. Intermediate students who would like to become more proficient in their wheel work will have the opportunity to learn more advanced techniques designed to improve the forms and efficiency.

Recommended Materials:

  • 25-50lbs of clay: Speckled Turtle, Desert Buff, Ice Man or Raku
  • Basic Potter’s Tool Kit
  • Student's choice of cone 5/6 glazes (if not using shop glazes)
  • Basic Potter's Sponge
  • Sherrill Mudtools Orange Throwing Sponge and Finishing Sponge

*The Studio will have a selection of cone 5/6 glazes free for students to use*

Class: Adult Sculptural/Functional Hand Building (2 Offerings)
Instructor: Nathan Goddard

Date: Thursdays classes, Nov. 8 - Dec. 20, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Date: Saturdays classes, Nov. 10 - Dec. 22, 2018
Time: 2:00 - 4:30 PM

(No class week of Thanksgiving or Dec. 1st)
*Make up session for Dec. 1st will be rescheduled during class

Duration: 6 weeks

Seats Available: 10

Price: $150 per student

Taught by Professor Nathan Goddard of Wofford College, this class is for students of all levels of experience who want to explore sculptural, hand-built methods of pottery making.

Recommended Materials:

  • 25-50lbs of clay: Speckled Turtle, Desert Buff, Ice Man or Raku
  • Basic Potter's Tool Kit
  • Student's choice of cone 5/6 glazes (if not using shop glazes)
  • Basic Potter's Sponge

*The Studio will have a selection of cone 5/6 glazes free for students to use*

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