Adult Workshops

Friday Night Clay Dates

Instructor: Janice Strawder

Ages: 18+

Day/Time: Fridays, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Cost: $40 per person, per session (materials and tools included)

Bring a friend, a date, or come to make new connections while discovering a hidden talent or renewing your creative flair. Your instructor will present a short introductory lesson in the wonderful medium of clay, followed by active creating by you!

~January 14 | The Potters Wheel - Registration Closed

Put yourself in the drivers seat and take a spin on the potters wheel. Learn basic techniques of pottery making on the wheel including centering, pulling, and soft alterations of the clay. Enjoy a demonstration on trimming and glazing and play a round of pottery trivia! Projects will be kils fired and available for pick up within two weeks of the workshop date.

~February 11 | Love Handle Mugs - Registrastion Full. All new registraitons will be added to our waitlist.

Sink your fingers into a lump of clay and let the magic begin! Create a personalized mug, tumbler, or tea bowl using slabs of clay and texture tools. Your creations will be kiln fired and finished with a glaze of your choice. Projects will be kiln fired and available for pick up within two weeks of the workshop date.

~March 11 | Show Off Vases  - Registration Full. All new registrations will be added to our waitlist. 

Just in time for spring! Participants will roll, impress, stretch and shape clay into their very own creation. Your creations will be kiln fired and finished with a glaze of your choice. Projects will be kiln fired and available for pick up within two weeks of the workshop date.

~April 8 | Creative Garden Pots - Registrastion Full. All new registraitons will be added to our waitlist.

Roll up your sleeves and dig into a clay creation for your garden! Fun, fancy, funky... celebrate your spring plantings!

~May 13 | Garden Wall Pockets

Create a unique wall pocket to hang in your garden, to hold mail, or just for fun!

 

Glorious Bead Making

Instructor: Barbara Hanselman

Ages: 18+

Day/Time: Sunday, February 20, 10:00am -3:00pm (Snow Date Sunday, February 27)

Cost: $100 (materials included)

Workshop Description: Join us as we explore the fascinating history and creation of ceramic clay beads. Our time together will be spent making various shapes and styles of beads from both the past and present using scroddled, tan, red, and chocolate stoneware clay. Your earthy creations will be left raw or finished with terra sigillata prior to firing. Once dry, the beads and components are cleaned up using extra fine steel wool before enhancing them with terra sigillata, underglazes and/or stains.

 

Seder Plate Workshop

Instructor: Jennifer Wankoff

Ages: 18+

Day/Time: Sunday, March 20, 10:00am -3:00pm

Cost: $100 (materials and firing fee included)

Workshop Description: Spend a day with local ceramic artist Jen Wankoff creating a Seder plate! Jen will share her expertise in the art of Seder and the accoutrements that make the observance even more special. In addition, Jen will demonstrate two methods of throwing Kiddush cups on the wheel. Finishing techniques will be demonstrated with options for slip trailing and resist methods using wax and tape. Jen will also provide handmade word stamps for your use.

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