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Pottery/Ceramics Programs

Saturday Sculpture for Emerging Artists
All levels of ability accepted. Basic skills will be reviewed at the beginning of each 3-day session as needed. Students will be encouraged to create works of art of their own design from influences in the world around them. The goal of this class is to develop a set of sculptural skills that will allow the children to work independently as artists in the clay studio. Ambitious & unique sculptures are encouraged but will require registration for multiple session with parent approval. The class includes glazing.
Ages 8 - 17
Max 10 students
3 week course
Saturdays 10:00 - 12:00
$99 per student {Clay and Firings are additional.}
 
 
Homeschool Pottery Wheel and Clay Sculpture
This is a comprehensive course in throwing on a pottery wheel and developing hand-building skills. Students learn to complete projects of their own design using the most effective methods. The goal is to allow students to become self-sufficient potter's and sculptors, able to use all aspects of the pottery studio on their own.
Ages 8 - 17
8 week course

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Pottery Wheel Lessons -
For all ages

Children as young as 3 can throw on their parents lap

Private Lessons

for Individuals

2 visit private session - $110**

• Day 1 throw a bowl (vessel) - 1 ½ hours 

• Day 2 trim/finish the vessel - 1 hour

 

4 visit private session - $180**

• Day 1 & 2 throw a vessel each session -
  1 ½ hrs per visit

• Day 3 & 4 trim/finish, pull, add handles & decoration - 

  1 hr each visit

 

8 visit private session - $345**

• Day 1 & 2  throw a vessel each session -
  1 ½ hrs per visit

• Day 3 & 4 trim/finish, pull, add handles & decoration
  1 hr each visit

• Day 5 throw a vessel -1 ½ hrs

• Day 6 throw a lid - 1 ½ hrs

• Day 7 & 8 trim/finish, pull, add handles & decoration

  1 hr each visit

 

Private Lessons for 2 people
Same as above but add 20-30 mins to each throwing session.

• 2 Sessions - $200**

• 4 Sessions - $340**
• 8 Sessions - $650**

 

Private Lessons for Groups of 4
Add about 1 hour to throwing time.

• 2 Sessions - $350**

• 4 Sessions - $650**

• 8 Sessions - $1200**

Advanced & Independant Pottery/Ceramics

Pottery Wheel Rental

To rent the wheel, you must either have prior experience, or take a 2 session private lesson. Always call ahead for availability.

Adults

• Hourly Wheel Rental - $8 per hour*

• Wheel rental time is $5 per hour, while enrolled in classes
Clay & firing are not included In hourly rental

 

Shelf Rental

Renting a shelf gives you unlimited throwing* or sculpting table-time, storage space & reduced firing fees. Once renting a shelf, you receive discounts on many aspects of clay work.

Adults
Monthly Shelf Rental
• With 6 Month Contract - $100

• Without Contract - $150

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