2017 POTTERY CLASSES

fall sessions are here

 

 

WHEEL Class size is limited to the number of wheels i have = 4

Class schedule is set,  sorry no make up classes, all materials supplied

studio is patrolled by 2 cats, not during classes

location, 2358 henlyn drive, sooke, bc

wheel class

$280.00 plus pst

MINIMUM 3 student for class to run/maximum registration is 4 students

CLASS RUNS FOR 6 WEEKS, OVER THE SPAN OF 7 WEEKS.

INCLUDES ONE BAG OF CLAY, ALL GLAZES, SLIPS under glazes AND FIRING.

students will advance at their own speed, plenty of individual attention.

Must have 3 students for the class to run, maximum 4 students. 1 bag of clay firing and finishing included. I can not accommodate free make up classes. If you would like your own private class, fees are 60.00 an hour.

all students are expected to clean up space, tools and equipment they have used prior to leaving.

throwing classes include – 4 hrs studio time

Tuesday Evening: studio time 6-10, instruction time 6:30-8:30  Dates SEPTEMBER 12, 19, 26, OCTOBER 3, 17 glaze class, 24 shown tell, RESULTS REVIEW AND FINISHING collection celebration, NO CLASS OCTOBER 10 firing week, 1 SPOT LEFT

2 hours of instruction, 2 hours of studio time for set up and practicing on your own.

The class time includes two hours of open studio time for the students of that class. For now it is set up to happen after the instruction portion of the first class to accommodate new students, and during the first class we can talk about what will work best, The open time could happen after the teaching time, or 15 minute set up have the class and then an hour and 30 after the instructional part. *For the format to change all have to be in agreement.

standard is for the class instruction  to begin 1/2 hour after the studio is open, i teach and assist students for 2 hours then they work on their own.  This helps students develop confidence and to see where they want more help.

the fall session will have on class of beginner intermediate, beginners will work on developing throwing skills and and intermediate will work on shapes, and expanding those shapes to develop other forms.

16 in diameter Handbuilt Bowls - 2 SPOTS LEFT

$280.00 plus pst

class begins september 6th, 7-9 pm

I am really excited about this class!!!! images coming soon

2 spots left

 

Using a plaster mold we will create your own unique decorative large salad bowl.  The bowl will be ample enough to hold a generous amount of fruit, large caesar salad or sit on the counter to receive compliments and admiration from your guests.

September 6th, week one we will create the bowl using a hump form and the slab roller, extrude the foot ring,  position and apply the foot ring, and look at a number of decoration options from which you will decide to use on your bowl, to be applied  week 2.  there will be homework.

September 13,  week two,  exterior decorating, then bowl forms will be removed from the mold, cleaned up, altering, and rims/handles will be added.

September 20, week three, interior decorating, for those who are speedsters, begin second bowl, using a hump form and the slab roller, option to throw a foot ring and a rim to add next week

September 27, week four, finish decorating bowl one, those working on second bowl, bowl forms will be removed from the mold, add thrown or extruded rim, cleaned up, altering, and rims/handles will be added. (those who have not taken the throwing class can extrude rims and foot rings)  feet are another option to consider. all work must be completed this class

October 4, week five, no class, drying and bisque firing time

October 11, week 6 glaze week!

October 18, week 7 sanding bottoms, reviewing, show and tell, class collect work and celebrate

 

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