Summer Ceramics for Youth & Adults

Have fun learning a new skill, or build upon your clay knowledge!

Adults this summer can choose from 3 evening classes ranging from sculpture, to hand-building, to all things pottery. For those who love outdoor spaces our Totem class teaches various building and construction techniques for outdoor sculptures that enahnce the beauty of your home garden. Or spruce up your interior greenery with hand made ceramic planters and vases in our For the Plants class. Or for all purpose functional tableware join our Adult Pottery class focused on wheel-working and hand-building. PLUS all adults get free open studio time all day each Thursday!

Youth ceramic classes are half day mornings from 9:30am-1pm Monday thorugh Friday. We are offering 6 different classes, where each week we study a different technique! Take one week or several, each class meets 5 days Monday through Friday starting July 8th.

Week 1- Intro to Wheel: throw bowls, trays, plates with lots of surface decorations
Week 2- Intro to Hand-Building: pinch, coil and slab projects like cylinders, snack dishes, boxes
Week 3- Intro to Wheel: assemble thrown pieces for cake stands, lanterns, and vases
Week 4- Intro to Sculpture: play with press molds, build slab cubes structures, and coil hollow sculptures
Week 5- Slab + Wheel: throw jars with slab lids, hole-punch berry bowls, and build accessories for pottery
Week 6- Painting Glaze: start the week painting premade pottery, create some pots, and learn tons of ways to decorate with glaze
ALL youth works will be glazed on Fridays. Pottery is not functional without glaze. Please inform us if you believe your child will miss Friday a glazing day. Finished fired artwork can be picked up the following Friday.