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All classes and workshops are offered to adults 18 and older unless otherwise noted.
Prepayment and Preregistration is required and may be done over the phone.


Pallet Knife Workshop
Taught by David Mensing

Beginning Ceramics (14+)
This is an 8-week course designed to introduce students to clay using the potter's wheel to create functional tableware. Students will learn the basics and step-by-step instruction on how to throw a cylinder and a bowl. We will finish forms with trimming, adding handles, knobs and some surface decoration. You will learn a variety of techniques and be introduced to various decorating and glazing techniques. Please come to class ready to practice, get dirty and have fun! Mandatory clean-up day the last week for all students.

Skill level: No experience required!
Date/time: Wednesday’s 6:30-9:30pm Starting October 11th- November 29th
Cost: $125 plus $35 supply fee
Instructor: Lauren Smith


Intermediate to Advanced Ceramics (14+)
This 8-week course is designed to further develop and refine technique. We will explore different forms such as; mugs, plates, lidded jars, baking dishes and vases. We will practice throwing larger, altering forms and joining sections. This class concentrates on improving your throwing skills and knowledge of clay. We will finish forms with trimming, adding handles, knobs and surface decoration as well as discuss various clay, glazes and firing processes that work well with producing functional pottery. Please come to class ready to practice, get dirty, and have fun! Mandatory clean-up the last week for all students.

Skill level: Must be able to center, open and throw a 2 lb wedge of clay.
Date/time: Monday’s 6:30-9:30pm Starting October 9th-November 27th
Cost $155 plus a $35 supply fee
Instructor: Lauren Smith


Day Time Beginning Ceramics (14+)
This is an 8-week course designed to introduce students to clay using the potter's wheel to create functional tableware. Students will learn the basics and step-by-step instruction on how to throw a cylinder and a bowl. We will finish forms with trimming, adding handles, knobs and some surface decoration. You will learn a variety of techniques and be introduced to various decorating and glazing techniques. Please come to class ready to practice, get dirty and have fun! Mandatory clean up day the last week for all students.

Skill level: No experience required!

Date/time: Wednesday’s 10:30am-1:30pm  Starting October 11th- November 29th
Cost: $125 plus $35 supply fee
Instructor: Lauren Smith


Pallet Knife Workshop
Taught by David Mensing

Reserve Your Spot: Saturday, November 4, from
9:00 A.M. until Noon for this Youth & Adult Intermediate Workshop!

Professional artist David Mensing will help you express a personal language with the pallet knife while forming one of a kind creations in this special three hour workshop for intermediate to advanced artists. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fee: $60 (includes supply fee)