Adult Clay

Adult Pottery Classes

Classes will be held at 2377 Rte. 7 South

Monday Afternoon Clay Hand Building
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

We will start using techniques from the beginning of time and move through to present.

Project ideas will be offered, independent projects welcome, and serious fun will be had! Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. From 12-2:30PM.

Sess 2-Oct 7-28, Tuition $120  FULL

Sess 3-Nov 4-25, Tuition $120   REGISTER >

Monday Evening Mixed Level Wheel

This class will focus on making functional pottery using the wheel. Students will learn the basics on how to make bowls, cups, and plates. Appendages such as handles, feet, lids, and spouts will be considered in relation to form and function. Tuition includes open studio time, glazing & firing.

Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. From 6-8:30PM.

Sess 2- Nov 4-25, Tuition $120, Instructor: Tahira Whitcomb-Paulson  REGISTER >

Sess 3-Dec 2-23, Tuition $120, Instructor: Kathy Clarke   REGISTER >

Weds. Special Monthly Clay Series
Instructor: Kathy Clarke NEW

This new monthly series is intended to focus in on particular forms and techniques that can open up possibilities for a winter full of exploration and growth. Students should have previous experience with throwing. Students can buy clay at the beginning of class. You can take 1 session or any combination of sessions.

The hours are 6-8:30PM.

Tuition is $30 per session

Sess 2-Oct 16-PUTTING IT TOGETHER-How to make larger forms by joining two pieces and by adding coils and throwing. These techniques open potential for building unique forms, rims and feet.  REGISTER >

Sess 3- Nov 13-The FRUIT BOWL-This class will consider the large offering bowl that sits in the middle of a table, empty or full of apples. It will involve centering 8-15 pounds of clay, use of ribs, slip decoration and trimming.  REGISTER >

Sess 4- Dec 4-The GLAZE-What is it? How can we approach a study of glaze within the MSS parameters, exploring all the techniques and combinations available to us? Stains, wax resist, ways to apply glaze on large pots and the value of testing will be explored.  REGISTER >

Thursday Evening Mixed Level Wheel
Instructor: Su Shannon

This class will focus on a making functional pottery using the potter’s wheel. Students will learn how to make bowls, cups, and plates. Several altering techniques will be demonstrated for making oval, square, and irregular forms in addition to round pots.  Appendages such as handles, feet, and spouts will be considered in relation to form and function. You can see more of Su’s work at www.suchipottery.com. Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. From 6:00-8:30PM.

Sess. 3 Nov. 7-21, Tuition $90      REGISTER >

Sess. 4 Dec. 5-19, Tuition $90      REGISTER >

Thurs Evening Clay Hand Building
Instructor: Kathy Clarke NEW

We will start using techniques from the beginning of time and move through to present.

Project ideas will be offered, independent projects welcome, and serious fun will be had! Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. Teens welcome. From 6-8:30PM

Oct 3-31, Tuition $150      REGISTER >

 

To register or for information email Barb Nelson at studioschool2377@gmail.com or call 802-247-3702. 

Classroom phone 802-458-8979 if no one answers it’s best to call Barb at 247-3702

Mail tuition check to:
Middlebury Studio School, 2377 Rte. 7, Middlebury, VT 05753

No refunds given for student cancellations less than 7 days from start of class.