Pot Shot Wheel |
Pot Shot Handbuilding |
Eight Week Wheel Class | Eight Week Handbuilding
Go to pot... with friends—Take a Pot Shot Wheel!
Pot Shots, (Our Fear of Commitment class)
Gather some friends and try a Pot shot! This is a reasonably priced one time class, perfect for those interested in trying the potter’s wheel but not wanting to commit to a full 8 week session, just yet.
Learn the basics of wheel throwing and how to paint the underglaze colors of your choice on the pieces you make.
It takes approximately 3 to 4 weeks to finish your pieces for you. You will be contacted by email or phone when your pottery is finished.
Instruction, clay, glazes and firing included in the fee. Kids ages 11 and up may take adult Pot Shot Wheel class with a parent or other adult.
*—Pots will not be finished before Christmas.
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Crave Creativity? Take this class! New Pot Shot Handbuilding
Cost: $35 per person per date, Maximum: 8 participants, Kids ages 10 and older may take a Pot Shot Handbuilding class with a participating parent or adult.
Gather some friends and try a Handbuilding Pot shot! This is a reasonably priced one time class, perfect for those interested in trying Handbuilding with clay but not wanting to commit to a full 8 week session, just yet. It takes approximately 3 to 4 weeks to finish your pieces for you. You will be contacted by email or phone when your pottery is finished. Instruction, clay, glazes and firing included in the fee. Adults only.
Saturdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Instructor: Camille Noble
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Eight Week Wheel Throwing
If you are new to ClayWays, even if you are an advanced potter, you must attend the class you signed up for. You may not sign up for a class and only come to open studio hours. After you have attended 4 8-week sessions you may sign up for Open Studio instead of a class if your instructor feels you are advanced enough to work on your own and that you know the studio rules.
Our classes are all levels—beginners through advanced with the exception of Saturday morning which is intermediate/advanced.
Cost of class does not include clay and tools.
Beginners will learn basic wheel skills: centering, opening, pulling, shaping, trimming and finishing, as well as glazing. As a beginner, you will be making variations on the basic cylinder, such as mugs, vases, and bowls. We suggest taking at least 4 sessions before moving up to an intermediate/advanced wheel throwing class. Your instructor will help you assess your skill level. If you have intermediate/advanced skills, but have never taken a ClayWays class, you must take an all level class before you can take an intermediate/advanced class.
The intermediate/Advanced (I/A) students will be learning more advanced functional and decorative projects such as dinnerware, lidded jars and casseroles, goblets, two-piece vases, lamps, etc.
Only cone 10 clay bodies may be used in wheel classes. Your class fee includes glazing and firing.
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Eight Week Handbuilding
Classes are all levels unless indicated.
In handbuilding, you will be introduced to several methods of constructing with clay. Instructors will show you projects involving slabs, coils, and extruded shapes (think big Play-Doh Fun Factory). You'll learn how to glaze your pots as well. Beginning students will use a low-fire white or terra cotta clay body only. As an intermediate/advanced (I/A) student, you will move on to more intricate projects-the sky's the limit! Intermediate/advanced students may use either low-fire or high-fire clay bodies.
We are no longer able to accommodate large tile projects by advanced students.