Classes

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Two sessions are available:
Sunday, November 26 or December 3:
12:30 - 2:30 pm

with Lisa Wood and Elizabeth Tobin

Course fee: $30

Have your child create a handmade personalized holiday ornaments. Professional ceramic artists will guide your children in making their own projects. Ornaments will be fired and ready for pick up before the holidays. This class is designed for children from ages 5 to 13 (children 8 and under will have to be accompanied by a parent participant). All kids will require a parent or guardian sign them in and out of the class. 

Beginner Wheel Class 

Thursdays: January 18 to February 22, 2018; 6:30 to 9:30 pm
with Anne Christensen 

Course fee: $265

Fee includes: 
• 6 evenings of instruction, plus one month of studio time following classes 
• clay and tools 
• glazing and firing during classes

Overview

This is an introductory course on clay and the potters' wheel. Students learn basic clay preparation, throwing and glazing techniques used to make pots from start to finish. One week is set aside to explore handbuilding techniques using the slabroller and the extruder. Students are encouraged to use the studio for practice during their six weeks of instruction and four weeks of studio time. Typical throwing projects include cylinders (mugs, jugs, vases, etc) and bowls.

Beginner Handbuilding

Wednesdays: January 17 to February 21, 2018; 6:30 to 9:30 pm
with Ayla Davidson

Course fee: $265

Fee includes: 
• 6 evenings of instruction, plus one month of studio time following classes 
• clay and tools 
• firing for pieces made during the workshop

Overview

Functional pottery made without the use of the wheel. The focus will be on slab forms with extruded attachments, but we will also touch on pinching and coiling techniques. Students are encouraged to use the studio for practice during their six weeks of instruction and four weeks of studio time. Typical handbuilding projects include platters with feet, rims and handles, bowls, vases, planters and more.

To register for these classes, please contact Studio 2880 at 250-562-4526