Our next session will start on August 22 and end on October 21. The studio will close for the week of the Blue Ridge Potters Guild Show, October 10-14
The classes are for anyone who wants to work with clay, from beginners to those
who wish to improve their skills and understanding of the medium. Classes are
small (no more than 8) and the approach is relaxed, but sometimes serious about
techniques and design ideas.
The studio is equipped with 8
potters wheels, an extruder and a slab roller. Students are asked to
bring their own basic tools, but there are specialized tools available
such as texture implements, a heat gun, colored slips and other items
for those who wish to experiment. For glazes there are about 20 tried
and tested cone 6 glazes that are formulated at the studio.
clay is purchased at the studio for $25 per bag. At this time we are
using Standard 153 Buff Clay, Standard 112 Speckled Brown Clay, Standard
630 White Stoneware and Laguna 50 clay. The cost of the clay includes
the cost of the glazes and two firings. We also have basic tool sets
available for $14.
Beginners will find a series of
demonstrations to get them involved with important aspects of clay. We
also bring in advanced items and demonstration on specialized
techniques. Classes are all about the students and we make every effort
to provide a stimulating and worthwhile environment for everyone.
Kids Tue. 6 to 8 PM Rebecca McKeever $140 Adults Wed. 6 to 8:30 PM Jim Privitera $160 Beginners Thu. 6 to 8:30 PM Jim Privitera $160 Adults Fri. 1 to 3:30 PM Jim Privitera $160 Adults Sat. 9:30 to noon Carlos Dowling $160